[Traumatic events and stress responses: the role of oxytocin and attachment].

Abstract

Being repeatedly confronted to very difficult situations since childhood influences the way indivuals will later respond to even mildly stressful events. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA) is a complex system implicated in regulating neuroendocrine responses to stress. Its activation produces among others the <<stress hormonea, cortisol. However… (More)

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@article{Torrisi2013TraumaticEA, title={[Traumatic events and stress responses: the role of oxytocin and attachment].}, author={R. L. Torrisi and Blaise Pierrehumbert and Oliver Halfon}, journal={Revue medicale suisse}, year={2013}, volume={9 398}, pages={1678-81} }