Public Health Burden of Chronic Stress in a Transforming Society

  • Mária S. Kopp Semmelweis
  • Published 2008


In this paper chronic stress is proposed as an integrating model that can be applied to the explanation of the suddenly changing patterns of premature mortality rates in transforming societies of Central-Eastern-Europe, especially in Hungary. The temporal factor in existing stress models is often neglected. Chronic stress has been shown to lead to typical… (More)


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