Persistent high cortisol responses to repeated psychological stress in a subpopulation of healthy men.

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The present study tested the hypothesis that some subjects may not readily show habituation of adrenocortical stress responses to repeated psychological stress. Twenty healthy male subjects were each exposed five times to the same, brief psychosocial stressor (public speaking and mental arithmetic in front of an audience) with one stress session per day… (More)

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@article{Kirschbaum1995PersistentHC, title={Persistent high cortisol responses to repeated psychological stress in a subpopulation of healthy men.}, author={Connor R. Kirschbaum and J. C. Pruessner and Arthur A Stone and Ilona S Federenko and Jens Gaab and David Lintz and Nicole C Schommer and Dirk H. Hellhammer}, journal={Psychosomatic medicine}, year={1995}, volume={57 5}, pages={468-74} }