Stressors over the life course and neuroendocrine system dysregulation in Costa Rica.

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Journal of aging and health, ISSN: 1552-6887, Vol: 22, Issue: 6, Page: 748-71

Publication Year:
2010
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Repository URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/8938, http://jah.sagepub.com/content/22/2.toc
PMID:
20511582
DOI:
10.1177/0898264310367516
PMCID:
PMC3937264
Author(s):
Gersten, Omer, Rosero Bixby, Luis, Dow, William H.
Publisher(s):
SAGE Publications, Journal of Aging and Health XX(X) 1–24
Tags:
Medicine, Nursing, Costa Rica, Marcadores biológicos, Estrés, Hidrocortisona, Envejecimiento
article description
A key aspect of the increasingly popular allostatic load (AL) framework is that stressors experienced over the entire life course result in physiological dysregulation. Although core to AL theory, this idea has been little tested, and where it has been tested, the results have been mixed.

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