Essays Tagged: "Hans Selye"

Stress The physical and mental effects of Stress

nfections, fatigue, headaches, muscle tension, sleeping problems, and dizziness. Canadian scientist Hans Selye made a basic point of stress. It states that although the human body comes designed to co ...

(2 pages) 588 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Coping with stress in a workplace

handles stress in their own particular way they all basically go through the same stages. Professor Hans Selye called these stages the 'general adaptation syndrome'.5 He says that the body adjust to s ...

(9 pages) 734 1 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

The issue of occupational stress in 1990's-2000's.

, physiological and psychological changes. ( [25/2/03]). Hans Seyle was one of the first to explain the process of stress-related illnesses with his "general ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Mind Body Medicine.

the body's automatic response prepares the individual to "fight" or "flee" from a perceived threat. Hans Selye furthered this research in 1940, the premise of his work being that psychological stress ...

(11 pages) 300 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Individual Differences and Stress

l sum of a person, including their behaviors, thoughts and feelings and how they perceive the world.Hans Selye the theorist who pioneered stress research in the 1950's; generated the concept of the Ge ...

(9 pages) 377 2 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Stress Management.

left untreated in extreme cases, it could make you very sick physically and mentally.I like the way Hans Selye categorized stress. Hans Selye was a Canadian scientist in 1926 that pioneered in stress ... ion is deteriorated to the point where even death occurs from shock or heart failure. So that's how Hans Selye categorized the three stress levels. But in a nutshell, stress is an unavoidable part of ...

(9 pages) 287 1 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stress Less: Weathering the Workplace Storm - A presentation on Stress in the workplace

nique, that's why it's important to understand some basic information on how we process our demands.Hans Selye was the man who actually coined the term stress. And did extensive research on humans' re ...

(5 pages) 101 2 3.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Stress: Wilson Concept Analysis

has can be traced to two theorists which have different approaches to the field of stress research. Hans Selye based his theory of systemic stress on physiology and psychobiology. Richard S. Lazarus b ..., I. (2004). Stress and disease: The contributions of Hans Selye to neuroimmune biology.Retrieved August 19, 2005 ...

(9 pages) 231 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Different theoretical approaches to stress

earch places emphasis on different cognitive processes and causes of stress in individuals, such as Selye's General Adaptation Syndrome, the fight or flight theory, the tend and befriend theory and ma ... and strengths that need to be taken into consideration when analysing stress and coping mechanisms.Selye's General Adaptation Syndrome was created in 1956 and theorizes that when an organism is confr ...

(8 pages) 212 1 3.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

I Got to Get an A (a cause and effect essay)

many ways. Students try so hard to maintain good grades that they are often stressed. According to Hans Selye, M.D., stress is defined as a "nonspecific response of the body to a demand"( Health Ency ...

(4 pages) 165 0 4.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Pschosocial Context Of Health

stressful situation or increased its ability to fight.GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME Two decades later Hans Selye developed his general adaptation syndrome (GAS). Selye (1956) suggested a three-part resp ...

(13 pages) 75 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


to go into detail to this paper and you would know how the stress affects your body. In this paper, Hans Selye¡¦s theoretical propositions would be used to analyze some of the diseases in ... ress was the dominating factor in causing the illness. It would firstly give a short description of Hans Selye¡¦s General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS). Then, it would go into details to unde ...

(8 pages) 88 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Physiological Psychology: Selye's G.A.S

physiological psychology a. describe the main features of Selye's General Adaption Syndrome.Selye introduced the term stress in the 1950's with detailed studi ...

(6 pages) 55 0 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Response to Stress and the Effect of stress on the Immune System

dy's attempt to restore homeostasis, or bring things back to normal (Purves et al., 2004). Further, Hans Selye introduced the concept of stress as a medical and scientific entity. Sleye proposed a thr ...

(8 pages) 117 0 3.7 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

General Adaptaion Syndrome

action, a stage of resistance, and a stage of exhaustion, by a Canadian physiologist by the name of Hans Selye. Selye first noticed the syndrome by realizing that the first symptoms of almost all illn ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Stress Management

eat deal about how to keep its' damaging side-effects, distress, to a minimum.2. What is Stress?Dr. Hans Selye, the father of stress theory, defined stress as "the non-specific response of the body to ...

(12 pages) 336 4 4.2 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide


e endocrine system release two hormones: epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine (noradrenalin).Hans Selye, also known as father of stress, studied the body's reaction during stress and his conclu ...

(8 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Critically examine the mechanisms by which stress is thought to cause illness.

ntial adjustments in the physical well-being of an individual suffering from high levels of stress (Selye, 1976).During such stressful events the mind and body react in a certain way to protect itself ... , which is intervened by one's experience and personality.However, the General Adaptation Syndrome (Selye, 1956) responds after a long-term (chronic) exposure to stress. This model consists of three s ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An Analysis of Job Stress Among Executives of Non Nationalized Banking Sector

ves of NON-NATIONALIZED Banking sector- a case study on south Indian bank ltd.Chapter IIntroduction Hans Selye first introduced the concept of stress in to the life science in 1936. He defined stress ... ons, U.S.A.Selye, H. (1936). "A syndrome produced by diverse noxious agents." Nature, 138:32.Selye, Hans. (1978). "The general adaptation syndrome and the disease of adaptation." Journal of clinical e ...

(10 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management