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any agent that causes stress to an organism

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"Overall, I think the main thing we learned from this study is that exposure to light at night has the potential to make amphibians more susceptible to the effects of additional stressors, like road salt and parasites.
Pre--validated Medical Student Stressor Questionnaire (MSSQ) was used.
[2] Prevalence of stress in medical students worldwide as put forward by a meta-analysis is 28% as compared with age-matched peers and non-medical students probably due to stressors such as academic pressure, workload, financial hardships, and sleep deprivation in medical education.
'It means with that environmental stressor plus overfishing, we are in the nick of time for a probable collapse, if nothing could be done sooner.
The researchers found that in multilevel models, heightened levels of negative affect were experienced the day after a stressor occurred.
Objective--To develop a comprehensive taxonomy of practice-related stressors experienced by US veterinarians.
Table 2: Multiple regression test of emotional exhaustion on stressor
In contrast to the positive association between interpersonal stressors and binge drinking, separating from family appears to reduce the likelihood of binge drinking, even when perceived as a stressor.
The deviation from the human physiological system's relaxed state is characterized by changes in the body's relaxed state, which may be positive or negative, depending on the imposed external stressor and the internal physiological condition.
[19] who state that the efficiency of coping strategies depends on the source of the stressor. Problem-focused coping strategies are more efficient when the source of the stressor is clear or controllable [10].
When faced with a stressor, the individual assesses how he can best deal with the situation and evaluates the resources available for coping with the stressors in order to create a more positive environment (Cohen, 1984).
Coping items were used to measure participants' coping style after appraising each stressor using a 5-level Likert scale ranging from1 (not at all like me) to 5 (always like me).
A workload stressor subscale included five items, also measured on the above-mentioned 5-point Likert scale, for measuring workload.
GAS consisted of three phases--an alarm phase, a resistance phase and an exhaustion phase --and the bodily stress response is proposed to be nonspecific irrespective of the stressor. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis has a central part of GAS.