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  • By: Samvel Jeshmaridian Ph.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

In medical and psychological sciences, stress is a term used to describe a person's physiological, behavioral, cognitive, and emotional responses to events that are evaluated and appraised as threatening and challenging. Physiologically, stress is the nonspecific response of the ...

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