Common laboratory measures of global health may not be suited to assess, discriminate or predict chronic stress effects on biological systems.

Abstract

BACKGROUND There is a longstanding discussion that prolonged psychological stress can have negative somatic effects, especially in respect to endocrinological and immunological changes. Yet, the clinical significance of these findings is still unclear. Patients with prolonged stress should show more signs and symptoms of related illnesses. AIM The… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/08039488.2010.542589

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