ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS THEORY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 STRESS ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS AUTONOMIC REACTIVITY SEXUAL AVERSION DISORDER BATTLE SHOCK DYSAUTONOMIA EXTERNALIZING-INTERNALIZING I APPROACH CONTROL TEST ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM (ANS) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/environmental-stress-theory/ (accessed August 3, 2020).