The influence of attachment on perceived stress and cortisol response to acute stress in women sexually abused in childhood or adolescence

@article{Pierrehumbert2009TheIO,
  title={The influence of attachment on perceived stress and cortisol response to acute stress in women sexually abused in childhood or adolescence},
  author={Blaise Pierrehumbert and Raffaella Torrisi and Nathalie Glatz and Nevena Dimitrova and Olivier Halfon},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34},
  pages={924-938}
}
The long-term implications of sexual abuse in childhood or adolescence (CSA) have been relatively well documented regarding attachment (disorganized attachment in childhood, unresolved trauma in adulthood), stress reactions (altered patterns of stress reactivity under experimental conditions), and psychopathology. Attachment has been shown to mediate the implications of CSA, namely on psychopathology. The implication of attachment on stress responses of abused persons has not been documented… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 25 CITATIONS

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 109 REFERENCES

Adult attachment and posttraumatic stress disorder in women with histories of childhood abuse

  • K. C. Stovall-McClough, M. Cloitre, J. F. McClough
  • 2008
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

The potential role of hypocortisolism in the pathophysiology of stress-related bodily disorders

  • C. Heim, U. Elhert, D. H. Hellhammer
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • 2000
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…