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Environmental stressors in health and disease

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Published by M. Dekker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stress (Physiology),
  • Active oxygen -- Pathophysiology.,
  • Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects.,
  • Stress -- physiopathology.,
  • Oxidants -- adverse effects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Jürgen Fuchs, Lester Packer.
    SeriesOxidative stress and disease -- 7.
    ContributionsFuchs, Jürgen, 1957-, Packer, Lester.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP82.2.S8 E585 2001, QP82.2.S8 E585 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 504 p. :
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18185550M
    ISBN 100824705300
    LC Control Number2001032410

    Stress in Health and Disease presents the principal pathways mediating the response to a stressor. It discusses the clinical background of cross-resistance and treatment with stress-hormones. It addresses the diseases of adaptation or stress diseases, diagnostic indicators, and functional changes. Some of the topics covered in the book are the concept of heterostasis; stressors 5/5(1). Sir Cary L. Cooper CBE is 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Manchester Business is the author or editor of more than books on occupational stress, women at work and industrial and organizational psychology, has written over scholarly articles for academic journals, and is a frequent media commentator.

    diseases and mental health disorders can be targeted and a point of emphasis of a workplace health program. It is never too late to address both modifiable individual risk factors and environmental risk factors likejob stressors. For those that need treatment for.   The long-term activation of the stress-response system and the overexposure to cortisol and other stress hormones that follows can disrupt almost all your body's processes. This puts you at increased risk of many health problems, including.

    Stress as reduction in fitness. Evolutionary biologists have focused on the detrimental effects of stressors by considering a stressor to be ‘an environmental condition that, when first applied, impairs Darwinian fitness’ (Sibly and Calow, ) or ‘an environmental factor causing change in the biological system which is potentially injurious’ (Hoffmann and Parsons, ). Reduce your stress levels and avoid disease. Try gardening! En español l Scientists have long known that stress complicates a host of health problems. Now they are discovering that chronic stress — a mainstay of modern life — doesn't merely exacerbate disease, it actually can .


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Abstract Epidemiological, preclinical and interventional clinical studies have demonstrated that environmental stressors are associated with health problems, namely cardiovascular diseases. Environmental Stressors and Their Impact on Health and Disease With Focus on Oxidative Stress.

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Description Stress in Health and Disease presents the principal pathways mediating the response to a stressor.

It discusses the clinical background of cross-resistance and treatment with stress-hormones. It addresses the diseases of adaptation or stress diseases, diagnostic indicators, and functional changes. STRESS AND HEALTH: DEFINITIONS AND CONCEPTS This chapter presents definitions of illness, disease, and stress, as well as a con-ceptual model of the processes by which stress may be linked to poor health.

It also lays out a conceptual framework for understanding war-zone stresses and their impact on military personnel. ILLNESS AND DISEASE. The use of the terms 'stress' and 'stressor' is sometimes inconsistent (e.g., Pickering, ). The term 'stressor' should be used to describe environmental or other factor intensities severe enough to require a compensatory response at any level of biological organization.

A stressor is normally extrinsic. The term 'stress' indicates the organismic response initiated by the stressor. Stress is connected to heart disease, hypertension, stroke, gastrointestinal issues, and skin problems (Harvard Health Publishing, Source: Harvard Health.

Prolonged exposure to environmental stressors can leave you more susceptible to developing anxiety disorders and depression.

If you can remove yourself from environmental stressors then that can be a huge help, but if you cannot, then you should look for other ways to reduce the stress in your environment. Stress in Health and Disease presents the principal pathways mediating the response to a stressor.

It discusses the clinical background of cross-resistance and treatment with stress-hormones. It addresses the diseases of adaptation or stress diseases, diagnostic indicators, and functional changes. Environmental Conditions. Unpleasant or dangerous physical conditions such as crowding, noise, air pollution, or ergonomic problems.

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