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    Â?¢Is our reaction to stress genetically determined, or do we learn how to respond to stress by observing others in our culture? Is it possible to become more stress resistant? If so, how?

    TEXT book: Insel, P. M., & Roth, W. T. (2008). Core Concepts in Health McGraw Hill

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    While some portion of our reaction to stress may be genetically predetermined, it is also a learned response. We may inherit specific personality traits which predispose us to certain types of reactions, or we may inherit a greater or lesser level of sensitivity to stress or stressful situations. For instance, if we inherit a highly sensitive ability to hear, we may be ...

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    Humans' reactions to stress are emphasized.