Morningness/eveningness, morning-to-afternoon cortisol ratio, and antisocial behavior problems during puberty.

@article{Susman2007MorningnesseveningnessMC,
  title={Morningness/eveningness, morning-to-afternoon cortisol ratio, and antisocial behavior problems during puberty.},
  author={Elizabeth J. Susman and Samantha Dockray and Virginia L Schiefelbein and Suellen Herwehe and Jodi A Heaton and Lorah D. Dorn},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={811-22}
}
The relationship between morningness/eveningness (M/E) and morning-to-afternoon cortisol ratio, pubertal timing, and antisocial behavior was examined in 111 girls and boys ages 8 to 13 years. Cortisol levels showed a significant increase after awakening and declined thereafter (p<.05). Eveningness was related to a composite measure of antisocial behavior and rule-breaking and attention behavior problems and conduct disorder (CD) symptoms in boys and relational aggression in girls. In boys only… CONTINUE READING

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