Figures 2-1, 2-2, 2-3 Adapted from Lovallo WR: Stress and health: biological andpsychological interactions, ed 2, Thousand Oaks/London/ New Delhi, 2005, Sage Publications. Figures 2-4 and 2-5 From Nolte J: The human brain in photographs and diagrams, ed 3, Philadelphia, 2007, Mosby.
Figure 2-6 Squires, LR: Fundamental neuroscience, ed 3, United Kingdom, 2008, Academic Press. Table 2-1 From Lovallo WR: Stress & health: biological and psychological interaction, ed 2, Thousand Oaks, Calif, 2005, Sage Publications, p 58.
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