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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
John Bassili
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 16: Lifestyle, stress, and health Stress: a response to a stressor (something that is challenging in life) o Stressor: Exam, computer stolen, fight with parents etc. o Stress response is a fight or flight Endocrine gland releases hormone to carry corresponding action Adaptive behaviour that gets you out of trouble o Chronic or accumulated stress can be harmful for health Stress response: o long term stress results in fracture, degeneration of neuron, worse immune system more likely to get disease. Brain gets smaller. o Short term stress if good o Female Is more stress responsive than male.
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