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Term to be defined Definition Synonyms & Keywords
Stress - "Stress, as it affects higher animals can be interpreted as a physiological response to stressors which is frequently expressed in three main forms:
  1. Sympathetic Nervous Response
  2. Voluntary Motor Response
  3. Neuroendocrine Response." (V.w6)

- "Pressure of tension exherted on a material body;

and - a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances." (B125)

- "A physiological condition, usually affecting behaviour, produced by excessive environmental or psychological pressures." (B80)

[Stressor] - "activities, events, or changes that result in stress on an object or organism." (V.w6)

  • Stressor