Acute stress affects people differently – All stress is a mix of environment and perception. As a result, people are able to shrug off some threats and close encounters easily, whereas other threats are harder and may have a greater negative effect.
Dr. Mike Dadson observes:
4 Factors that play a role in your ability to tolerate stress include but are not limited to:
- Personal history
- Current situation
- The response of others and the reactions of the individual