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Aging people exposed to chronic stress have shorter

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Aging: People exposed to chronic stress have shorter telomere lengths, which accelerates physical aging and increased risk of diseases Immune System: Stressed people behave in unhealthy behaviors, such as drinking and drugs, lowering your body's immune system. Cardiovascular: Stress-activated arousal of the sympathetic nervous system raises BP and damages blood vessels Hardiness The phenomenon of not developing negative symptoms from chronic stress Hardiness: - someone's ability to resist stress- characterized by the three C's-commitment: an ability to become involved in life's tasls- control: expectancy that your actions and words have a causal influence over their lives and environments - challenge: undertaking change and accepting opportunities for growth control formal and informal communications act to control individual's behaviors in organizations Social Support Aid gained through interacting with others. participation in social events religious services Lonely people more likely to be stressed and depressed.
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