Hans Selye and the Birth of the Stress Concept

Historical Perspectives In 1936 a half page report appeared in Nature magazine under the title “A syndrome produced by diverse nocuous agents,” which was authored by Hans Selye of McGill University, Montreal, Canada [1]. The essence of this report was that rats exposed to a variety of nocuous or toxic agents (e.g. cold, surgery, forced … Continue reading Hans Selye and the Birth of the Stress Concept