Tend and Befriend

the play-dead reaction that we often go into in the face of overwhelming stress.
There’s another one called tend and befriend, which is not as well researched as fight or flight, but deals with our propensity to use our social supports in times of stress.

from:
Behavioral Medicine: A Key to Better Health
Karolinska Institutet. November 2016
https://www.edx.org/course/behavioral-medicine-key-better-health-kix-kibehmedx-1

related:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tend_and_befriend

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