3. The Physiology of Stress: Why too much Stress Stops us from doing things we Enjoy

  1. David A. Lovejoy and
  2. Dalia Barsyte

Published Online: 31 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979600.ch3

Sex, Stress and Reproductive Success

Sex, Stress and Reproductive Success

How to Cite

Lovejoy, D. A. and Barsyte, D. (2011) The Physiology of Stress: Why too much Stress Stops us from doing things we Enjoy, in Sex, Stress and Reproductive Success, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979600.ch3

Author Information

  1. University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470721391

Online ISBN: 9780470979600

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Keywords:

  • Anxiety and the Evolution of the Stress Response;
  • Stress, Anxiety and the Nervous System;
  • Autonomic Nervous System;
  • Complementary Physiological Systems;
  • Integration of HPA/I Components with Other Systems;
  • Prolactin and Stress;
  • hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal (HPA);
  • corticotrophinreleasing factor (CRF);
  • adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anxiety and the Evolution of the Stress Response

  • Stress, Anxiety and the Nervous System

  • Autonomic Nervous System

  • Complementary Physiological Systems

  • Integration of HPA/I Components with Other Systems

  • Prolactin and Stress

  • Summary