The nature of Stress

The nature of Stress - -Response to stressor determined by...

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The nature of Stress: Stress: Any circumstance that threaten or are perceived to threaten one’s well being and thereby tax one’s coping abilities Stress as an Everyday Event -Aftermath of natural disasters; elevated pscy. Problems -major and minor stresses work together
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Unformatted text preview: -Response to stressor determined by a) controllability b)biological factors c)Previous experience d) Type of stressor Stress is accumulative Appraisal: Stress is as in the eyes of the beholder...
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course BIOL 100 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '11 term at York University.

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