Table of contents for The end of stress as we know it / Bruce S. McEwen, with Elizabeth Norton Lasley.

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1 A New Way to Look at Stress

2 The Stress Response-or How We Cope

3 Stress and the Emotional Connection

4 Allostatic Load: When Protection Gives Way to Damage

5 Stress and the Cardiovascular System

6 Stress and the Immune System

7 Stress and the Brain

8 How Not to Be Stressed Out

9 Positive Health

10 Where We Could Go from Here

Appendix: Chemical Messengers of Allostasis, Their
Receptors, and Their Protective and Damaging Effects