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A Syndrome produced by Diverse Nocuous Agents
TLDR
If the organism is severely damaged by acute non-specific nocuous agents such as exposure to cold, surgical injury, production of spinal shock, excessive muscular exercise, or intoxications with sublethal doses of diverse drugs, a typical syndrome appears, the symptoms of which are independent of the nature of the damaging agent or the pharmacological type of the drug employed. Expand
[Stress without distress].
  • H. Selye
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Bruxelles medical
  • 1 May 1976
TLDR
All living beings are constantly under stress and anything, pleasant or unpleasant, that speeds up the intensity of life, causes a temporary increase in stress, the wear and tear exerted upon the body. Expand
Stress and the General Adaptation Syndrome*
  • H. Selye
  • Medicine
  • British medical journal
  • 17 June 1950
TLDR
In order to present a well-proportioned outline of the general adaptation syndrome it was necessary to peruse every branch of physiology, biochemistry, pathological anatomy, and clinical medicine in search of the "stress factor" in all aspects of normal and abnormal life. Expand
The evolution of the stress concept.
  • H. Selye
  • Physics, Medicine
  • American scientist
  • 1 November 1973
TLDR
Every one of these conditions can produce stress, and yet none of them can be singled out as being "it" since the word applies equally to all others as well. Expand
Forty years of stress research: principal remaining problems and misconceptions.
  • H. Selye
  • Medicine
  • Canadian Medical Association journal
  • 3 July 1976
An overview of the main problems and misconceptions in the clinical application and theoretic evaluation of the stress concept reveals that the same 10 problems appear to cause the greatestExpand
The general adaptation syndrome and the diseases of adaptation.
  • H. Selye
  • Medicine
  • The Practitioner
  • 1 November 1949
Stress and disease.
  • H. Selye
  • Medicine
  • Transactions of the American Laryngological…
  • 7 October 1955
The Stress of Life
The discovery of stress the dissection of stress the disease of adaptation sketch for a unified theory implications and applications.
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