Psychobiological processes of stress and coping: implications for resilience in children and adolescents--comments on the papers of Romeo & McEwen and Fisher et al.

@article{Compas2006PsychobiologicalPO,
  title={Psychobiological processes of stress and coping: implications for resilience in children and adolescents--comments on the papers of Romeo & McEwen and Fisher et al.},
  author={Bruce E Compas},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={1094},
  pages={226-34}
}
  • Bruce E Compas
  • Published 2006 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
The significance of psychosocial stress and ways of coping with stress for understanding resilience in childhood and adolescence are reviewed. Psychological and biological processes of reactivity to and recovery from stress are central in understanding the physical and emotional tolls that result from prolonged exposure to chronic stress. A central theme of this article is that stress exerts a double toll on physical and emotional health and well-being. First, as a consequence of allostatic… CONTINUE READING

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