Basal and dexamethasone suppressed salivary cortisol concentrations in a community sample of patients with posttraumatic stress disorder

@article{Lindley2004BasalAD,
  title={Basal and dexamethasone suppressed salivary cortisol concentrations in a community sample of patients with posttraumatic stress disorder},
  author={Steven E. Lindley and Eve Carlson and Maryse Beno{\^i}t},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={55},
  pages={940-945}
}

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