- Created by: KayleighWalsh
- Created on: 22-02-15 12:25
This is the source of the stress.
This is respnsible for physiological functions such as thirst, hunger and stress.
The pituitary-adrenal system (PAS) (Long term stress)
The hypothalamus is activated when in a stressful situation. This instructs the hypothalumus to stimulate the pituitary gland.
The pituitary releases ACTH. Adrenocorticotophic hormone which travels to the…