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ERIC Number: EJ528215
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Dampening of Adrenocortical Responses during Infancy: Normative Changes and Individual Differences.
Gunnar, Megan R.; And Others
Child Development, v67 n3 p877-89 Jun 1996
Examined changes in cortisol and behavioral responses in 83 infants. Found that salivary cortisol responses before and after inoculation were high at 2 months, decreased between 2 and 4 months, remained stable, then declined again between 6 and 15 months. Found some evidence that emergence of circadian rhythm in cortisol might be related to early decrease in cortisol response. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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