Positive, Tolerable and Toxic Stress by AFMC published on 2013/02/22 16:00:53 +0000 Podcast 5, Positive, Tolerable and Toxic Stress, identifies the three types of stress that individuals encounter daily; describes how the body’s allostatic response to situations of toxic stress creates the allostatic load; and identifies the sources and long-term effects of toxic stress on a person’s body and life. Fifth episode in a podcast series on Early Brain Development and Addiction for Undergraduate Medical Education. This podcast series is based on lectures from the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative, a knowledge mobilization initiative designed to translate scientific research into policy and practice. The podcasts were developed by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada with guidance from a project advisory committee, and produced by Hugh Kellam and Colla MacDonald at the University of Ottawa. Narration was done by Hugh Kellam. This project was sponsored by the Norlien Foundation.