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    Define the concept of stress.

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    Stress as a concept when applied to individuals can be viewed as demands on the individual that requires his or her adjustment and or coping. As example, stress consists of responses to situational factors and/or events that occur in individuals' environment (e.g., family problems, interpersonal problems, social problems, financial problems, etc.). Change can also be stressful. On the other hand, a more formal definition presented by Koolhaas, Bartolomucci, Buwalda, de Boer, flugge, & Korte (2011) "stress is characterized by the absence of an anticipatory response (unpredictable) or a reduced recovery (uncontrollable) response to ...

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    This solution defines and clarifes the concept of stress.