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Acute Stress Responses: How Do Environmental Stressors Lead to Essential Hypertension?

Kevin T. Larkin

in Stress and Hypertension: Examining the Relation between Psychological Stress and High Blood Pressure

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106442
eISBN:
9780300128864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106442.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter examines how environmental stressors lead to essential hypertension via the acute stress response. It focuses on research examining the physiological responses of heart rate and blood ... More


Physiology provides a window into how the multi-stressor environment contributes to amphibian declines

Michel E.B. Ohmer, Lesley A. Alton, and Rebecca L. Cramp

in Conservation Physiology: Applications for Wildlife Conservation and Management

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198843610
eISBN:
9780191879401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843610.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

The amphibian disease chytridiomycosis, caused by two fungal pathogens in the genus Batrachochytrium, has caused the greatest vertebrate biodiversity loss due to disease in recorded history. Both the ... More


Biology of Amphibian Declines

David M. Green

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter argues that the environmental stressors acting upon populations, especially those stressors of anthropogenic origin, can be better divided into the following three evils: habitat ... More


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