Stress and coping

Stress is the emotional , psychological, or physical strain caused by our response to pressure from the outside world. Common stress reactions include tension, irritability, inability to concentrate, and a variety of physical symptoms that include headache and a fast heartbeat. Stress can cause both mental and physical symptoms. The effects of stress are different for different people. Coping refers to the use of conscious or unconscious strategies or mechanisms in adapting to stress, various disorders, or environmental demands.

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Bruce Compas, Ph.D.
Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology and Human Development; Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Psycho-Oncology, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Blythe A. Corbett, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Psychology

Ronald Emeson, Ph.D.
Joel G. Hardman & Mary K. Parr Endowed Professor of Pharmacology; Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Professor of Biochemistry and Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Director, IDDRC Neuroscience Core D; Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee; Associate Director, Vanderbilt Brain Institute

Mary Jo Gilmer, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing; Professor of Pediatrics

Vicki Harris, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology & Human Development and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Sachin Patel, M.D., Ph.D.
James G. Blakemore Chair and Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and Pharmacology; Director, Division of Addiction Psychiatry

Craig Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Associate Director, IDDRC Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core E

Tedra A. Walden, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Human Development

Lynn S. Walker, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Psychology; Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine and Behavioral Science

Kenneth A Wallston, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology in Nursing and Psychology, Emeritus

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