A Systems Approach to Stress and Resilience in Humans : Mindfulness Meditation , Aging , and Cognitive Function

@inproceedings{Oken2016ASA,
  title={A Systems Approach to Stress and Resilience in Humans : Mindfulness Meditation , Aging , and Cognitive Function},
  author={Barry S Oken},
  year={2016}
}
Psychological stress is common and contributes to many physical and mental health problems. Its effects are mediated by a complex neurobiological system centering in the brain with effectors including autonomic nervous system, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, inflammatory system, and gene expression. A stressor pushes the human physiological system away… CONTINUE READING