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Day: June 12, 2016

HR Word of The Day 0

HR WORD : Allostatic load

Allostatic Load definition Allostatic load refers to the long-term effects of continued exposure to chronic stress on the body. Colloquially, it is often referred to as ‘wear and tear.’ The theory behind allostatic load suggests that the acute stress response in human bodies becomes maladaptive when it is consequently activated in response to chronic stressors. Bodily responses to stress, such […]