Introduction: Stress as a Cause of Disease
In developing the concept of stress, the attention of the researcher was focused on the response of the individual to stimuli: How does the body deal with demands arising from the environment? What reactions develop? How is equilibrium restored? Each problem arises in the individual, and successful coping activities are measured by his capacity to maintain or restore homeostasis. The stimuli themselves seem of interest only inasmuch as they can elicit a common response.
KeywordsLuteinizing Hormone Psychosomatic Medicine Stereotyped Response Stress Hormone Level Alarm Reaction
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