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TitleThe role of autonomic nervous system in susceptibility and resilience to stress
Author(s)Pereira, Vitor H
Campos, Isabel
Sousa, Nuno
Issue date2017
PublisherElsevier Ltd
JournalCurrent Opinion in Behavioral Sciences
Abstract(s)Chronic stress increases the risk of neuropsychiatric, cardiovascular and endocrine diseases. Interestingly, the susceptibility to stress among individuals is variable and only some experience stress-related diseases. The determinants of resilience (the concept of resistance to chronic stress) are still not well understood. Their knowledge may contribute to the development of strategies to tackle stress-related disorders from a preventive perspective. Recent evidences show that the autonomic nervous system may play a role in the susceptibility to stress and may be used as a marker of resilience. Departing from that point, this short review will provide a perspective of the role of the autonomic nervous system in the susceptibility to the stress response.
TypeArticle
DescriptionFor a complete overview see the Issue and the Editorial Available online 16th February 2017: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.01.003
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/58148
DOI10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.01.003
ISSN2352-1546
Peer-Reviewedyes
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