PSYC 2301 INTRO TO PSYC. Chapter 13—Stress, Health, and Coping. What is Stress. Stress-a negative emotional state occurring in response to events that are perceived as taxing or exceeding a person’s resources or ability to cope Stressor-events or situations that produce stress.
Chapter 13—Stress, Health, and Coping
Sympathetic nervous System
Secretion of corticosteroids:
Increases release of stored energy
Reduces immune system response