Juliana Elena Ruiz

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BACKGROUND Life trauma is highly prevalent in the general population and posttraumatic stress disorder is among the most prevalent psychiatric consequences of trauma exposure. Brazil has a unique environment to conduct translational research about psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder, since urban violence became a Brazilian phenomenon,(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the literature on neurobiological findings related to hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis dysfunctions associated with posttraumatic stress disorder. METHOD The relevant scientific findings were described according to the date of publication and the characteristics of the studies: preclinical studies, studies on early life violence as(More)
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