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University of Toronto Scarborough
Health Studies
Anna Walsh

HLTB01H3S: Health, Aging and the Life Cycle Department of Health Studies University of Toronto at Scarborough Winter 2011 Instructor: Anna Walsh. Term: Winter 2011 Mondays 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Lecture Room: AA 112 E-mail: [email protected] Phone: 416-287- 5642. Teaching Assistants: TBA Office: BV 506. Office Hours: Mondays: 2 p.m.-3 p.m. March 21, 2011 Stress and Social Support: Intranet Notes. A&G: Ch 10- Stress, Coping, and Health. A&G: Ch 11- Social Support, Health, and Aging. Chapter 10 Stress, Coping, and Health Stress is a major pathway through which psychosocial factors affect physiology and the aging process. Stress Stress as a Physiological State Classic Theories Cannon (1915) was the first physiologist to systematically describe the physiological effects of stress. Selye expanded on Cannons conceptions in two ways. Modern Theories Modern conceptions of the stress response differ in several important ways. Both Cannon and Seyle argued that there are general responses to stress, but it is now widely recognized that there are individual differences in stress reactions. 1 www.notesolution.com
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