Allostasis and the development of internalizing and externalizing problems: changing relations with physiological systems across adolescence.

@article{Hastings2011AllostasisAT,
  title={Allostasis and the development of internalizing and externalizing problems: changing relations with physiological systems across adolescence.},
  author={Paul D Hastings and Elizabeth A. Shirtcliff and Bonnie Klimes-Dougan and Amber L. Allison and Laura Derose and Kimberley T Kendziora and Barbara Usher and Carolyn Zahn-Waxler},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={1149-65}
}
Allostasis, or the maintenance of stability through physiological change, refers to the process by which individuals adjust to the continually changing demands that are put upon somatic activity by salient events. Bauer and colleagues proposed that allostasis could be detected through patterns of the joint reactivity of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis system under stressful conditions. We examined the associations between ANS and HPA reactivity… CONTINUE READING