Physiological response to stress

Babić, Mirjana (2009) Physiological response to stress. Bachelor's thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Biology.

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Abstract

Stress is a disease, commonly called a disease of a modern world. Stressor is a stimulus that causes stress. Stressors can be external or internal, physical or mental. Usually, external stressors are physical (heat, exhaushun, trauma), while internal can be mental (fear, disappointment), social (divorce, humiliation, unemployment) or physiological (inflammation, disease). During stress, homeostasis of organism is disturbed. Reactions related to stress are useful because they enable restauration of the homeostasis. Response to stress includes immune, endocrine and nervous system. These systems have an efect on each other and on other systems in the organism. If an organism is not able to resist and to restore homeostasis, it enetrs the state of distress in which organism is prove to different diseases (cardiovascular diseases, asthma, respiratory diseases, cancer, PTSP).

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor's thesis)
Supervisor: Hranilović, Dubravka
Date: 2009
Number of Pages: 19
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Biology
Depositing User: Silvana Šehić
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 13:22
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2014 13:22
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/3551

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