[ zel-ye ]
/ ˈzɛl yɛ /
Hans,1907–82, Canadian physician and medical educator, born in Austria.
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As Petticrew wrote in 2011, Selye, the self-styled “Father of Stress,” had done important work in the 1930s and 1940s.Thank You for Smoking: How Big Tobacco Created the ‘Type A’ Personality Myth|Kent Sepkowitz|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To do so, however, would miss the point of this study and of countless works from Selye and many others.Being Unemployed Could Help Cause a Heart Attack, Researchers Find|Kent Sepkowitz|November 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hans Hugo Bruno 1907-1982
[ sĕl′yĕ, zĕl′- ]
Austrian-born Canadian physician who studied the physiological and biochemical results of stress and anxiety. He developed the general-adaptation syndrome as a means of expressing the reactions of the body to systemic stress.
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