ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS THEORY By N., Sam M.S. - 491 Cognitive and autonomic factors look at the environment to appraise the stressors there asthreatening or not. Those that are threatening can lead to stress reactions. ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS THEORY: "The environmental stress theory delas with stress from threatening issues in the environment." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development EMOTION (Theories) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention CHILD PSYCHIATRY CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) Identifying Relevant Theories and Models Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION ANTISOCIAL REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/environmental-stress-theory/ (accessed December 7, 2022).