Behavioral and Psychological Responses

Type of psychology: Stress

Fields of study: Coping; critical issues in stress; stress and illness

Stress is an adaptive reaction to circumstances that are perceived as threatening. It motivates people and can enhance performance. Learning to cope with adversity is an important aspect ofnormal psychological development, but exposure to chronic stress can have severe negative consequences if effective coping mechanisms are not learned.

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