Stress As A Bodily Response

General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)

Alarm - body reacts which increases arousal levels, so we are ready to respond to stressor

Resistance - (Long time stressor) our bodies adapt to the stressful situation and we are able to cope

Exhaustion - our bodies are unable to cope with the situation this is when we develop an illness (depression, ulcers or HBP)

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