Does dampened physiological reactivity protect youth in aggressive family environments?

@article{Saxbe2012DoesDP,
  title={Does dampened physiological reactivity protect youth in aggressive family environments?},
  author={Darby E Saxbe and Gayla Margolin and Lauren A Spies Shapiro and Brian R W Baucom},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2012},
  volume={83 3},
  pages={821-30}
}
Is an attenuated physiological response to family conflict, seen in some youth exposed to early adversity, protective or problematic? A longitudinal study including 54 youth (average age 15.2 years) found that those with higher cumulative family aggression exposure showed lower cortisol output during a laboratory-based conflict discussion with their parents, and were less likely to show the normative pattern of increased cortisol reactivity to a discussion they rated as more conflictual. Family… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
18 Citations
31 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 references

Children’s salivary cortisol, internalising behaviour problems, and family environment: Results from the Concordia longitudinal risk project

  • D. A. Granger, L. A. Serbin, A. Schwartzman, P. Lehoux, J. Cooperman, S. Ikeda
  • International Journal of Behavioral
  • 1998
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…