The central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) plays a crucial role in the body's stress mechanism. Whether one should interpret these mechanisms as the body’s response to a stressor or embody the act of depression itself is part of the ambiguity in defining what exactly stress is. Nevertheless, the central nervous system works closely with the body’s endocrine system to regulate these mechanisms. The sympathetic nervous system becomes primarily active during a stress response, regulating many of the body’s physiological functions in ways that ought to make an organism more adaptive to its environment.
- Work, Health and Organizations
- Impact of work stress
- Workplace Bullying
- Occupational Unintentional Injuries
- Psychological and Biological Effects of Job Stress
- Coping With Stress at Work
- Cognitive Distortions and Negative Thinking