Social isolation and diurnal cortisol patterns in an ageing cohort

Mai Stafford, Mike Gardner, Meena Kumari, Diana Kuh, Yoav Ben-Shlomo

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Abstract

Social isolation may operate as a psychosocial stressor which disrupts functioning of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical axis.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPsychoneuroendocrinology
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Aug 2013

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