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Psychological responses to stress

What are the stress responses? What happens to the body when an individual becomes stressed?

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When an individual experiences stress there are certain responses that occur to the body. These responses differ from individual to individual and from situation to situation.

The stress responses include:

1. Physical
2. Psychological
3. Emotional
4. Behavioural

1. Physical Stress Response

Stress can cause certain physical responses in an individual. When a person experiences stress there may be ...