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(ˈzɛl yɛ, -yeɪ)

Hans, 1907–82, Canadian physician and medical educator, born in Austria.
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This finding supports the study by selye that the organism may have seems normal, but the cortisol will continue to circulate at elevated level on encountering a physiological stress before an adaptation mechanism is completed.
Hans Selye defined it: "Stress is the state manifested by a specific syndrome which consists of all the nonspecifically induced changes within a biologic system.
While the physiologist, the late Hans Selye, PhD, may disagree with the opinion that the adrenal gland cannot and does not hypertrophy and atrophy under extreme stress, Lucille makes the case that we do manifest a variety of emotional and physical symptoms if the stressors are overwhelming.
According to Selye (1956), "Any external event or any internal drive which threaten to upset the organism equilibrium is stress".
Hans Selye es considerado el mayor investigador del estres e identifico las tres fases del estres (Figura 1).
Accordingly, and after years, in 1936, Hans Selye, defined stress as "the non-specific response of body to any demand for change.
In 1975, Selye developed a model, known as General Adaptive Syndrome (GAS), in his extensive work to understand stress phenomena.
Selye (1983) posited stress as a state within the organism characterized by general adaptation syndrome.
O conceito de estresse, originalmente utilizado na Fisica para descrever uma forca ou um conjunto de forcas que, aplicadas a um corpo, tendem a desgasta-lo ou deforma-lo, foi estudado por Selye (5) considerando-se as reacoes desencadeadas pelo organismo exposto a diferentes situacoes nocivas a saude.
Building upon Cannon's research in 1936, endocrinologist Hans Selye concluded that "regardless of the source of the stress, the body reacted in the same manner" (Greenburg, 2001, p.
The Lipp Stress Symptom Inventory for Adults (LSSI) (23) is based on a three-stage stress model developed by Selye (24): stage 1, alarm; stage 2, resistance; and stage 3, exhaustion.
sup][10],[11],[12] The stress theory promoted by Hans Selye in the early 1960s stated that the increased psychological stress has related with physiological abnormality caused by hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, which was also nominated as a general adaption syndrome: The elevated physical stress enhances the activity of SNS, increases secretion of catecholamine or glucocorticoid, and promotes the activation of stress response.