The body's response to stress

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  • Created by: Faye
  • Created on: 14-03-13 19:00
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  • The body's response to stress
  • The Pituitary-Adrenal System
    • The body's response to stress
  • Stressor occurs
    • Hypothalamus releases Corticothrophin
      • The Pituitary-Adrenal System
    • Hypothalamus releases Corticothrophin
      • Travels to pituitary galnd (the master gland)
        • ACTH released
          • Travels to Adrenal cortex
            • Releases corticosteroids into bloodstream
      • Travels to Adrenal cortex
        • Releases corticosteroids into bloodstream

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