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- Stress response dampening: - Stress response dampening (SRD) : Stress response dampening (SRD) refers to the decrease in strength of responses to stress, caused by consumption of alcohol.

- Stress test : Stress test refers to an exercise test to diagnose coronary artery disease.

Stressful life event refers to an emotional reaction a person has when he or she perceives an event to be threatening. Stressful life event is also called stressor.

Stressor refers to an event that disrupts the individual's life. Stressor is also called a Stressful life event.
Stripling refers to an adolescent youth.

Strivings for superiority is defined by Alfred Adler as mechanisms to overcome feelings of inferiority .
Adler began to see each individual as having a feeling of inferiority. Adler

Stroke refers to temporary blockage of blood vessels supplying the brain, or a rupture of vessels in the brain, resulting in temporary or permanent loss of brain functioning. Stroke is also known as a Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA).

The stroke volume is the amount of blood pumped by the ventricles in a single beat.

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