allostasis


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allostasis

[‚al·ə′stā·səs]
(psychology)
The ongoing adaptive efforts of the body to maintain stability (homeostasis) in response to stressors.
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In some way information and motivation assumptions explained by risk allostasis theory and process of risk homeostasis (Fuller 2008; Walker, Broughton 2010), also can be considered as necessary for decision synthesis.
The cause for this pessimism was that allostasis was presented like a dynamic negative metamorphosis due to constant adaptations for tolerating environmental and endogenous stressful stimuli.
In allostasis, stability does not refer to physiologic systems, as
The brain's response determines not only the physiologic response to stress that leads to allostasis, but [also] the healthy behavioral responses, such as exercising, or detrimental responses, such as overeating or smoking, that can lead to allostatic overload.
Sex, stress and the hippocampus; allostasis, allostatic load, and the aging process.
The entire informational flow is governed by intelligence with mutation adaptability, which manifests itself as dynamic homeostasis or allostasis.
1998) Stress, adaptation, and disease: allostasis and allostatic load.
Allostasis and dysregulation of corticotropin-releasing factor and neuropeptide Y systems: Implications for the development of alcoholism.
When people are able to adapt to challenges without developing high levels of physiological stress, they reach allostasis (Sterling & Eyer, 1988).
From the allostatic point of view (see discussion of the concept of allostasis in the textbox), modulation of specific subunits of BK, NMDA, and [GABA.
The concept of allostasis is the ability to achieve physiological stability through change and the allostatic load hypothesis links the psychosocial environment to physical disease via neuroendocrine mechanisms (43).
Allostasis describes this state where stability is maintained in the face of stress or change and is defined by neuroendocrine, autonomic nervous system and immune system activity.