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Cortisol and post-traumatic stress disorder in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has inconsistently been associated with lower levels of cortisol. AIMS To compare basal cortisol levels in adults with current PTSD and in peopleExpand
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Gender differences in posttraumatic stress disorder.
One of the most consistent findings in the epidemiology of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the higher risk of this disorder in women. Explanations reviewed within a psychobiological model ofExpand
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The lifetime prevalence of traumatic events and posttraumatic stress disorder in the Netherlands.
Little information exists on the lifetime prevalence of traumatic events and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the general population of the Netherlands. A national representative sample ofExpand
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Mental health symptoms following war and repression in eastern Afghanistan.
CONTEXT Decades of armed conflict, suppression, and displacement resulted in a high prevalence of mental health symptoms throughout Afghanistan. Its Eastern province of Nangarhar is part of theExpand
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Properties of the Hopkins Symptom Checklist-25 (HSCL-25) and the Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) as screening instruments used in primary care in Afghanistan
BackgroundRecent epidemiological studies in Afghanistan using mental health questionnaires yielded high prevalence rates for anxiety and depression.ObjectivesTo explore the validity in the AfghanExpand
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The role of oxytocin in social bonding, stress regulation and mental health: An update on the moderating effects of context and interindividual differences
In this review we summarize the results and conclusions of five studies as presented in a symposium at the 42nd annual meeting of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, in New YorkExpand
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Psychological Distress, Depression, Anxiety, and Burnout among International Humanitarian Aid Workers: A Longitudinal Study
Background International humanitarian aid workers providing care in emergencies are subjected to numerous chronic and traumatic stressors. Objectives To examine consequences of such experiences onExpand
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The role of executive function in posttraumatic stress disorder: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND Although posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been associated with disturbances in verbal memory, studies examining executive functioning in PTSD show mixed results. METHODS AExpand
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About 10% of trauma‐exposed individuals develop PTSD. Although a growing number of studies have investigated resting‐state abnormalities in PTSD, inconsistent results suggest a need for aExpand
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Physiological differences between burnout patients and healthy controls: blood pressure, heart rate, and cortisol responses
Objectives: To investigate differences between burnout patients and healthy controls regarding basal physiological values and physiological stress responses. Measures of theExpand
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