Video and Multimedia

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Video 5.1: Can Stress Actually Kill You?

Description: AsapSCIENCE produced this 3-minute video that reveals how an adaptive short-term stress response can become maladaptive when prolonged.

Video 5.2: How to Make Stress Your Friend by Kelly McGonigal (TED talk)

Description: The author of The Upside of Stress, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal encourages individuals to view stress as positive, not as harmful to health. She suggests that it is not stress itself, but the belief that stress is harmful, that adversely affects health.