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All of the following statements about the benefits of stress are accurate EXCEPT
A short-lived stressor can help the immune system fend off infection.
A short-lived stressor, when cognitively appraised as a challenge, can have positive effects.
Short-term stress can improve cognitive functioning.
Continual, long-term stress strengthens the immune system and helps to prevent infection.
Short-term stress can be adaptive, helping the body prepare for flight or fight.