FIGHT-FLIGHT REACTION

the emotional response a person has to an emergency that is designed to allow us to stand and fight or to run away from the danger. Also called emergency reaction; emergency syndrome.

FIGHT-FLIGHT REACTION: "The fight-flight reaction is our response to emergency situations."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIGHT-FLIGHT REACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fight-flight-reaction/ (accessed December 5, 2020).
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