Differential effects of harassment on cardiovascular and salivary cortisol stress reactivity and recovery in women and men.

@article{Earle1999DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of harassment on cardiovascular and salivary cortisol stress reactivity and recovery in women and men.},
  author={T L Earle and Wolfgang Linden and Joanne Weinberg},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={125-41}
}
To explore the differential effects of harassment on cardiovascular and neuroendocrine stress reactivity and recovery, 28 men and 32 women were randomized to a harassment or no-harassment control condition (four groups in total). The harassment consisted of three scripted statements delivered during performance of a mental arithmetic stress task. The harassing statements were delivered on a fixed schedule during the task by a same-gender experimenter. Cardiovascular, salivary cortisol, and… CONTINUE READING