Relationship between cortisol and age-related memory impairments in Holocaust survivors with PTSD

@article{Yehuda2005RelationshipBC,
  title={Relationship between cortisol and age-related memory impairments in Holocaust survivors with PTSD},
  author={Rachel Yehuda and Julia A. Golier and Philip D. Harvey and Karina Stavitsky and Lisa Tischler},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2005},
  volume={30},
  pages={678-687}
}
RATIONALE Holocaust survivors with PTSD appear to show an accelerated aging effect as evidenced by their performance on tests of explicit memory, and also show more exaggerated patterns on age-related alterations in cortisol release over the diurnal cycle than Holocaust survivors without PTSD and nonexposed subjects. To investigate the implications of age-related HPA axis alterations on cognition, we examined correlations between parameters reflecting circadian cortisol release and implicit and… CONTINUE READING
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