Elizabeth E Hill

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This article describes a second treatment-outcome study of cognitive trauma therapy for battered women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD; CTT-BW). CTT-BW includes trauma history exploration: PTSD education; stress management; exposure to abuse and abuser reminders; self-monitoring of negative self-talk; cognitive therapy for guilt; and modules on(More)
Stress is a major risk factor for numerous neuropsychiatric diseases. However, susceptibility to stress and the qualitative nature of stress effects on behavior differ markedly among individuals. This is partly because of the moderating influence of genetic factors. Inbred mouse strains provide a relatively stable and restricted range of genetic and(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to examine the circadian pattern of specific immunologic measures and to compare observed circadian rhythms of these measures with the well-established circadian rhythms of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis hormones and sympathetic neurotransmitters. METHODS Blood samples were collected every 2 hours for a total of(More)
Hormones of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis are connected closely with immune measures. To investigate whether Cushing's syndrome (CS) is associated with immune dysregulation, we compared the percentage of specific lymphocyte subsets as well as natural cell activity (NKCA) in 48 patients with Cushing's syndrome and 48 age- and sex-matched(More)
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