Pre-experience of social exclusion suppresses cortisol response to psychosocial stress in women but not in men.

Abstract

Lack of social support and social exclusion is associated with adverse effects for mental and physical health. Additionally, women appear to be more vulnerable to social triggers of health disturbances. The hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenocortical-axis (HPA axis) might play a key role in this context as it has been shown both to relate to psychosocial… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2010.08.018

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@article{Weik2010PreexperienceOS, title={Pre-experience of social exclusion suppresses cortisol response to psychosocial stress in women but not in men.}, author={Ulrike Weik and Patrick Maroof and C{\"a}cilia Z{\"{o}ller and Renate Deinzer}, journal={Hormones and behavior}, year={2010}, volume={58 5}, pages={891-7} }