Love, marriage, and divorce: newlyweds' stress hormones foreshadow relationship changes.

@article{KiecoltGlaser2003LoveMA,
  title={Love, marriage, and divorce: newlyweds' stress hormones foreshadow relationship changes.},
  author={Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser and Cynthia M. H. Bane and Ronald Glaser and William B Malarkey},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          176-88
        }
}
Neuroendocrine function, assessed in 90 couples during their first year of marriage (Time 1), was related to marital dissolution and satisfaction 10 years later. Compared to those who remained married, epinephrine levels of divorced couples were 34% higher during a Time 1 conflict discussion, 22% higher throughout the day, and both epinephrine and norepinephrine were 16% higher at night. Among couples who were still married, Time 1 conflict ACTH levels were twice as high among women whose… 

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