Psychosocial correlates of cortisol levels in fingernails among middle-aged workers.

@article{Izawa2017PsychosocialCO,
  title={Psychosocial correlates of cortisol levels in fingernails among middle-aged workers.},
  author={Shuhei Izawa and Ko Matsudaira and Keiichi Miki and Mayumi Arisaka and Masao Tsuchiya},
  journal={Stress},
  year={2017},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={386-389}
}
It was recently suggested that cortisol levels in fingernails reflect cumulative hormone exposure over a relatively long period. This exploratory study cross-sectionally investigated the relationships between fingernail cortisol level and psychosocial stress in a sample of middle-aged workers (94 men and 29 women). The participants were asked to grow their… CONTINUE READING