Stress Response and Child Health

@article{Charmandari2012StressRA,
  title={Stress Response and Child Health},
  author={Evangelia Charmandari and John C. Achermann and Jean-Claude Carel and Olle Soder and George P. Chrousos},
  journal={Science Signaling},
  year={2012},
  volume={5},
  pages={mr1 - mr1}
}
Endocrine and inflammatory responses to stress affect many aspects of development, physiology, and cognition. Stress is defined as a state of real or perceived threat to homeostasis. The principal effectors of the stress system are corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), arginine vasopressin, the proopiomelanocortin-derived peptides α-melanocyte–stimulating hormone and β-endorphin, the glucocorticoids, and the catecholamines norepinephrine and epinephrine. Appropriate responsiveness of the… 
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