Academic Year 2008-2009

Event Title

Stress Kills

Disciplines

Psychology

Description

This talk highlighted the effects of chronic psychological stress on the body. The body's reaction to stress has protective and adaptive effects in the short run. But chronic stress, principally though dysregulated cortisol levels, can lead to poor health consequences such as blunted immune functioning and decreased memory performance.

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Stress Kills

This talk highlighted the effects of chronic psychological stress on the body. The body's reaction to stress has protective and adaptive effects in the short run. But chronic stress, principally though dysregulated cortisol levels, can lead to poor health consequences such as blunted immune functioning and decreased memory performance.