chapter 1 The Concept of Stress Adaptation

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adaptive responses

as behavior that maintains the integrity of the individual

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fight or flight syndrome

stress has evolved to the state manifested by a specific syndrome which consists of all the nonspecifically induced changes within a biologic system

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general adaptive syndrome

schematics of these biologically are presented I figures 1-1 and 1-2. Selye called this phenomenon the?

it has three stages:

  • alarm reaction
  • stage of resistance
  • stage of exhaustion
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maladaptive responses

  • when behavior disrupts the integrity of the individual
  • maladaptive responses are considered to be negative and unhealthy
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precipitating event

is a stimulus arising from the internal or external environment and perceived by the individual in a specific manner

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predisposing factors

strongly influence whether the response is adaptive or maladaptive