Allostatic load biomarkers of chronic stress and impact on health and cognition.

Abstract

The allostatic load model expands the stress-disease literature by proposing a temporal cascade of multi-systemic physiological dysregulations that contribute to disease trajectories. By incorporating an allostatic load index representing neuroendocrine, immune, metabolic, and cardiovascular system functioning, numerous studies have demonstrated greater… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2009.10.002

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