Stress and Health: New Research
Stress is a physical response to an undesirable situation. Mild stress can result from missing the bus, standing in a long line at the store or getting a parking ticket. Stress can also be severe. Divorce, family problems, an assault, or the death of a loved one, for example, can be devastating. One of the most common sources of both mild and severe stress is work. Stress can be short-term (acute) or long-term (chronic). Acute stress is a reaction to an immediate threat -- either real or perceived. Chronic stress involves situations that aren't short-lived, such as relationship problems, workplace pressures, and financial or health worries. Stress is an unavoidable consequence of life. As Hans Selye (who coined the term as it is currently used) noted, "Without stress, there would be no life". However, just as distress can cause disease, it seems plausible that there are good stresses that promote wellness. Stress is not always necessarily harmful. Winning a race or an election can be just as stressful as losing, or more so, but may trigger very different biological responses. Increased stress results in increased productivity up to a point. This new book deals with the dazzling complexity of this good-bad phenomenon and presents up-to-date research from throughout the world.
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OF STRESS MICE AND MEN A RADICAL APPROACH TO OLD PROBLEMS
GROWTH IN EARLY LIFE IS ASSOCIATED WITH STRESS SYMPTOMS IN ADULTS
EVALUATING PARENTAL STRESS EXPERIENCES FOLLOWING PRETERM BIRTH
CORTISOL RESPONSES TO EXPERIMENTAL STRESS IN PATIENTS WITH WHIPLASH ASSOCIATED DISORDER
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EFFECT OF STRESS ON MALE AND FEMALE FERTILITY LITERATURE REVIEW
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PSYCHOLOGICAL ADJUSTMENT OF SHORT INTERVAL FOLLOWUP MAMMOGRAPHY A FRENCH STUDY ABOUT 129 PATIENTS
activation acute adjustment analysis anxiety assessment associated birth birthweight blood pressure breast cancer cardiac cardiovascular disease CBCL cells child behavior problems Child PSI children with CHD chronic clinical cognitive congenital heart disease coping coronary coronary heart disease correlation cortisol cortisol response couples cytokines daily hassles DeMaso depression disorders distress ELISPOT emotional examined factors families fatigue fertility flow cytometry follow-up growth hypertension immune impact increased infertility interactions interleukin-6 ischemia job strain Journal leukocytes male mammogram MANOVA measures mental stress task mothers negative neutrophils outcome parenting stress parents of children participants perceived stress predicted predictors pregnancy preterm infants pro-inflammatory cytokines Psychiatry psychological stress psychosocial Psychosom questionnaires reactive oxygen species receptors regression relationship reported risk scale scores self-reported significant significantly social support SSNI stress level stressors symptoms term infants Total Problem Behavior tribulin variables WAD patients weight gain women Z score