A.E. Bennett Research Award. Developmental traumatology. Part I: Biological stress systems.

@article{Bellis1999AEBR,
  title={A.E. Bennett Research Award. Developmental traumatology. Part I: Biological stress systems.},
  author={Michael D. De Bellis and Andrew S Baum and Boris J Birmaher and Matcheri S. Keshavan and C H Eccard and Amy M. Boring and Frank J. Jenkins and Neal D. Ryan},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={1259-70}
}
BACKGROUND This investigation examined the relationship between trauma, psychiatric symptoms and urinary free cortisol (UFC) and catecholamine (epinephrine [EPI], norepinephrine [NE], dopamine [DA]) excretion in prepubertal children with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) secondary to past child maltreatment experiences (n = 18), compared to non-traumatized children with overanxious disorder (OAD) (n = 10) and healthy controls (n = 24). METHODS Subjects underwent comprehensive psychiatric… CONTINUE READING