Can poverty get under your skin? basal cortisol levels and cognitive function in children from low and high socioeconomic status.

@article{Lupie2001CanPG,
  title={Can poverty get under your skin? basal cortisol levels and cognitive function in children from low and high socioeconomic status.},
  author={S J Lupie and Suzanne King and Michael J. Meaney and Bruce S. McEwen},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={653-76}
}
It is well known that individuals from more advantaged social classes enjoy better mental and physical health than do individuals within lower classes. Various mechanisms have been evoked to explain the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and health. One mechanism that has received particular attention in recent years is stress. It has been shown that individuals lower in SES report greater exposure to stressful life events and a greater impact of these events on their life than… CONTINUE READING
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