Browsing Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Publications by Subject "Childhood abuse"
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Decreased ACTH and Cortisol Responses to Stress in Healthy Adults Reporting Significant Childhood Maltreatment (Biol. Psychiatry, 2007-11-15)Background—Preclinical research findings suggest that exposure to stress and concomitant hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activation during early development can have permanent and potentially deleterious effects. ...