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Video Q & A: The impact of stress. An interview with George Chrousos

George Chrousos

Author Affiliations

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, University of Athens Medical School, Aghia Sophia Children's Hospital, Athens 115 27, Greece

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA

BMC Medicine 2014, 12:102  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-102

Published: 20 June 2014

Abstract

In this video Q & A, we talk to George Chrousos about stress and its impact on chronic non-communicable disorders (NCDs) and early life development. Professor Chrousos also discusses the effects of psychological and economical stressors on health, and suggests ways in which we can learn to cope with stress.