The DeStress for Success Program: effects of a stress education program on cortisol levels and depressive symptomatology in adolescents making the transition to high school.

@article{Lupien2013TheDF,
  title={The DeStress for Success Program: effects of a stress education program on cortisol levels and depressive symptomatology in adolescents making the transition to high school.},
  author={Sonia J. Lupien and Isabelle Ouellet-Morin and Lyane Tr{\'e}panier and Robert Paul Juster and Marie France Marin and Nathe François and Shireen Sindi and Nathalie Wan and H. Findlay and Nadia Durand and Lucy Marguerite Cooper and Tania E. Schramek and J. P. Andrews and Vincent Corbo and Katarina Dedovic and Biqin Lai and Pierrich Plusquellec},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={249},
  pages={74-87}
}
Various studies have shown that increased activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis can predict the onset of adolescent depressive symptomatology. We have previously shown that adolescents making the transition to high school present a significant increase in cortisol levels, the main product of HPA axis activation. In the present study, we evaluated whether a school-based education program developed according to the current state of knowledge on stress in… CONTINUE READING
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