eustress

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Eustress

Eustress is a term coined by endocrinologist Hans Selye. The word eustress consists of two parts. The prefix eu- derives from the Greek word meaning either `well` or `good.` When attached to the word stress, it literally means `good stress`. Eustress was originally explored in a stress model by Richard Lazarus, it is the positive cognitive r...
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