Trait Rumination Predicts Elevated Evening Cortisol in Sexual and Gender Minority Young Adults

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Peggy M. Zoccola; Andrew W. Manigault; Wilson S. Figueroa; Cari Hollenbeck; Anna Mendlein; Alex Woody; Katrina Hamilton; Matt Scanlin; Ryan C. Johnson; (2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 14,issue 11 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5708004, doi: 10.3390/ijerph14111365
  • Subject: cortisol | stress | R | depressed mood | sexual and gender minority | Medicine | recovery | rumination | Article
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system

Stress may contribute to illness through the impaired recovery or sustained activity of stress-responsive biological systems. Rumination, or mental rehearsal of past stressors, may alter the body’s stress-responsive systems by amplifying and prolonging exposure to physi... View more
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