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This paper presents a basic overview of stress, including its general nature as a response to preceived threat. Also discussed are the basic symptoms and sources of stress, and risks to health of ongoing stress.
From the Paper:"According to Everly and Lating, stress is a bodily response to perceived threat designed to protect and support the organism. In the immediate stress response, certain hormones are released to allow the person to move and think faster, hit harder, see better, hear more acutely and jump higher. The heartbeat speeds up blood pressure increases and breathing quickens. While this is an evolutionary response, the authors point out that in the modern world where perceived stressors are often not life threatening, this level..."
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Stress (2008, December 01) Retrieved April 21, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/stress-120874/
"Stress" 01 December 2008. Web. 21 April. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/stress-120874/>