The Endocrine Response to Stress - A Comparative View

@inproceedings{Tort2011TheER,
  title={The Endocrine Response to Stress - A Comparative View},
  author={Llu{\'i}s Tort and Mariana Teles},
  year={2011}
}
1.1 The stress concept The word stress is used extensively to name a situation of tension that can be applied to living organisms such as animals or plants but also to ecosystems or in geological phenomena. Nevertheless, the concept of biological stress is closely connected to the historic development of the meaning of this word by Hans Selye after his short paper in Nature (Selye, 1936), following a first approach by Walter Cannon who restricted the physiological changes of stress and injuries… CONTINUE READING

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