Category: stress

  • UNRAVELING THE STRESS RESPONSE

    UNRAVELING THE STRESS RESPONSE

    The stress response is orchestrated by the release of glucocorticoids, epinephrine, and norepinephrine. This hormonal cascade forms the backbone of the body’s preparation for stress, but it also involves the suppression of other hormones related to reproduction, digestion, tissue repair, and growth. Beyond the fight or flight reaction, the endocrine stress response includes slower-acting hormones…

  • DOES CHARACTER STRENGTH PROMOTE FASTER PSYCHOLOGICAL RECOVERY IN STRESSFUL SITUATIONS?

    DOES CHARACTER STRENGTH PROMOTE FASTER PSYCHOLOGICAL RECOVERY IN STRESSFUL SITUATIONS?

    Numerous theories have been proposed to explore the qualities that aid individuals in coping with stressful situations. One such theory focuses on character, which serves as a model for understanding and processing information about oneself, others, and the world. Specifically, character strengths have been identified as protective factors that contribute to a person’s subjective well-being,…

  • THE PROFOUND IMPACT OF STRESS ON THE BRAIN

    THE PROFOUND IMPACT OF STRESS ON THE BRAIN

    Stress is an integral part of our lives, and while some level of stress can be beneficial, excessive and chronic stress can have a detrimental impact on our overall well-being, particularly on the brain. Recent scientific research has shed light on the profound effects of stress on the brain, unveiling a complex interplay between our…