Stressor

Science / Psychiatry / Stressor: Any life event or life change that may be associated temporally (and perhaps causally) with the onset, occurrence, or exacerbation of a mental disorder.

Defense Mechanism

Science / Psychiatry / Defense Mechanism: Automatic psychological process that protects the individual against anxiety and from awareness of internal or external stressors or dangers. Defense mechanisms mediate the individuals reaction to emo MORE

Toxicogenomics

Science / Genetics / Toxicogenomics: The study of how genomes respond to environmental stressors or toxicants. Combines genome-wide mrna expression profiling with protein expression patterns using bioinformatics to understand the role of MORE

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