Industrial noise exposure and salivary cortisol in blue collar industrial workers.

@article{Fouladi2012IndustrialNE,
  title={Industrial noise exposure and salivary cortisol in blue collar industrial workers.},
  author={D Behzad Fouladi and Parvin Nassiri and E Mohammadreza Monazzam and Saeed Farahani and Gholamreza Ghassanzadeh Hassanzadeh and Mostafa Haji Molla Hoseini},
  journal={Noise & health},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 59},
  pages={184-9}
}
Measuring non-auditory effects of noise such as stress-inducing ones have become of interest recently. Salivary cortisol has become a popular measure in stress research. So, assessing noise-induced stress via saliva cortisol evaluation can present a bright future in non-invasive exposure assessment methods. This study had 3 goals: (1) Assess and compare saliva cortisol concentrations in the morning and evening in normal work day and leisure day in industrial workers, (2) assess the relationship… CONTINUE READING