Male-female differences in effects of parental absence on glucocorticoid stress response.

@article{Flinn1996MalefemaleDI,
  title={Male-female differences in effects of parental absence on glucocorticoid stress response.},
  author={Mark V. Flinn and Robert J. Quinlan and Stacy A. Decker and Michael T Turner and Barry G. England},
  journal={Human nature},
  year={1996},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={125-62}
}
This study examines the family environments and hormone profiles of 316 individuals aged 2 months-58 years residing in a rural village on the east coast of Dominica, a former British colony in the West Indies. Fieldwork was conducted over an eight-year period (1988-1995). Research methods and techniques include radioimmunoassay of cortisol and testosterone from saliva samples (N=22,340), residence histories, behavioral observations of family interactions, extensive ethnographic interview and… CONTINUE READING

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