AQA GCE Psychology A - The Body's Response to Stress

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    • Hypothalamus
      • Pituitary gland
        • Releases ACTH
          • Adrenal gland
            • ACTH stimulates adrenal cortex
              • Cortisol is released
                • Increases and maintains blood glucose levels, and suppresses immune system
        • Pituitary-adrenal system - chronic, long-term stress


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