Adrenocortical regulation, eating in the absence of hunger and BMI in young children.

  title={Adrenocortical regulation, eating in the absence of hunger and BMI in young children.},
  author={Lori Ann Francis and Douglas A. Granger and Elizabeth J. Susman},
The purpose of this study was to examine relations among adrenocortical regulation, eating in the absence of hunger, and body mass index (BMI) in children ages 5-9years (N=43). Saliva was collected before and after the Trier Social Stress Test for Children (TSST-C), and was later assayed for cortisol. Area under the curve with respect to increase (AUCi) was used as a measure of changes in cortisol release from baseline to 60min post-TSST-C. Age- and sex-specific BMI scores were calculated from… CONTINUE READING
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