Which of the following descriptions best defines general adaptation syndrome?
C. The body’s response to stress over both short- and long-term periods
General adaptation syndrome is a stress response in which the body modifies its reaction to stress. Initially, the body alters its response in reaction to short-term stressful events. Over time, general adaptation syndrome develops as the body adapts to long-term or chronic levels of stress.
Date Published - Jan 13, 2016
Date Modified - Apr 12, 2016