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The effects of stress on the immune system

Short term stressors- examination stress

Kiecolt-glaser et al. (1984) she took blood samples from medical students a
month before exams and during examination period. She looked at their NK
cell activity and found that in the blood samples taken during examination

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Meta analysis done by segerstorm and miller.

A meta analysis of 293 studies conducted over the past 30 years found:

1. short term, acute stressors enhance the immune system/ boost the immune

2. Long term chronic stressors led to suppression of the immune system.

3. The longer the stress…


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