cortisol | definition

glucocorticoid produced in response to stress


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Clark, M., Douglas, M., Choi, J. Biology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at: https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e

Research Article: Towards a Biopsychological Understanding of Costly Punishment: The Role of Basal Cortisol

Date Published: January 8, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Stefan Pfattheicher, Johannes Keller, Attila Szolnoki. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0085691 Abstract: Recent findings have documented a negative relation of basal endogenous cortisol and aggression after a provocation (i.e., reactive aggression) in humans. We build on these findings and investigated the relation of endogenous cortisol and reactive aggression … Continue reading

Research Article: Voting at Home Is Associated with Lower Cortisol than Voting at the Polls

Date Published: September 3, 2015 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Jayme Neiman, Karl Giuseffi, Kevin Smith, Jeffrey French, Israel Waismel-Manor, John Hibbing, Rodrigo Huerta-Quintanilla. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0135289 Abstract: Previous research finds that voting is a socially stressful activity associated with increases in cortisol levels. Here we extend this research by investigating whether different voting modalities have … Continue reading

Research Article: Expensive Egos: Narcissistic Males Have Higher Cortisol

Date Published: January 23, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): David A. Reinhard, Sara H. Konrath, William D. Lopez, Heather G. Cameron, Peter Csermely. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0030858 Abstract: Narcissism is characterized by grandiosity, low empathy, and entitlement. There has been limited research regarding the hormonal correlates of narcissism, despite the potential health implications. This study examined the … Continue reading

Research Article: Cortisol Awakening Response and Walking Speed in Older People

Date Published: May 18, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Matias M. Pulopulos, Sara Puig-Perez, Vanesa Hidalgo, Carolina Villada, Alicia Salvador, Urs M Nater. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0152071 Abstract: In older people, less diurnal variability in cortisol levels has been consistently related to worse physical performance, especially to slower walking speed (WS). The cortisol awakening response (CAR) … Continue reading

Research Article: Perceived stress and reference ranges of hair cortisol in healthy adolescents

Date Published: April 4, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Vicente Prado-Gascó, Usue de la Barrera, Sandra Sancho-Castillo, José Enrique de la Rubia-Ortí, Inmaculada Montoya-Castilla, Sarah E Jackson. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214856 Abstract: Chronic stress during adolescence has usually been evaluated through subjective measures, leaving aside objective measures such as hair cortisol concentrations. Therefore, the aim of … Continue reading

Research Article: Flavour-enhanced cortisol release during gum chewing

Date Published: April 5, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Yoko Hasegawa, Yoshihisa Tachibana, Takahiro Ono, Hiromitsu Kishimoto, Melvin G McInnis. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0173475 Abstract: There is some evidence to suggest that chewing gum reduces chronic stress. However, it remains controversial how the taste and odour properties of chewing gum influence stress. The present study was … Continue reading

Research Article: Hair cortisol concentrations in a Spanish sample of healthy adults

Date Published: September 28, 2018 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Maria Angeles Garcia-Leon, Maria Isabel Peralta-Ramirez, Laura Arco-Garcia, Borja Romero-Gonzalez, Rafael A. Caparros-Gonzalez, Noelia Saez-Sanz, Ana Maria Santos-Ruiz, Eva Montero-Lopez, Andres Gonzalez, Raquel Gonzalez-Perez, Ricarda Nater-Mewes. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204807 Abstract: Hair cortisol concentration (HCC), as a novel promising method to retrospectively measure hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activation, … Continue reading

Research Article: Correction: Hair cortisol concentrations in a Spanish sample of healthy adults

Date Published: August 26, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Maria Angeles Garcia-Leon, Maria Isabel Peralta-Ramirez, Laura Arco-Garcia, Borja Romero-Gonzalez, Rafael A. Caparros-Gonzalez, Noelia Saez-Sanz, Ana Maria Santos-Ruiz, Eva Montero-Lopez, Andres Gonzalez, Raquel Gonzalez-Perez. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221883 Abstract: Partial Text   Source: http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221883  

Research Article: Scalp hair cortisol and testosterone levels in patients with sarcoidosis

Date Published: June 14, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): M. J. G. van Manen, V. L. Wester, E. F. C. van Rossum, L. M. van den Toorn, K. Y. Dorst, Y. B. de Rijke, M. S. Wijsenbeek, Kenji Hashimoto. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215763 Abstract: Patients with sarcoidosis often experience fatigue and psychological distress, but little is … Continue reading

Research Article: Cortisol and adrenal androgens as independent predictors of mortality in septic patients

Date Published: April 4, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Rocío De Castro, David Ruiz, Bernardo-Alio Lavín, Jose Ángel Lamsfus, Luis Vázquez, Coral Montalban, Gilberto Marcano, Raquel Sarabia, María Paz-Zulueta, Cristina Blanco, Miguel Santibáñez, Martijn van Griensven. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214312 Abstract: To determine the prognostic value of cortisol, Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and Dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate (DHEAS), together with their … Continue reading