Unformatted text preview: une cells.
Lead to inflammation
increased sleep, reduced activity and consumption
send immune cells into tissues
tissue repair and wound healing Stress and Wound Healing, Study 1
(Kiecolt-Glaser et al., 1995) Step 1: Find a group of stressed people (caregivers)
and match them to non-stressed controls
Step 2: Wound subjects.
Step 3: Measure interleukin 1 (a pro-inflammatory
cytokine) and how long it takes to heal.
Results: Caregivers took 24% longer to heal;
produced less Interleukin 1 than controls. Stress and Wound Healing, Study 2
Step 1: Find a group of students
Step 2: Wound students 3 days before exams
Step 3: Measure amount of interleukin-1 in blood and
time it takes to heal
Step 4: Repeat steps 2 and 3 during summer...
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- Fall '08
- Endocrine System, psychological stress, Adrenal medulla