In the September problem of Archives of General Psychiatry according to a written report.

Mature offspring of parents with PTSD have lower cortisol levels A small study suggests that adults whose parents are Holocaust survivors with post-traumatic stress disorder appear to have lower average degrees of the stress hormone cortisol than the adult offspring of parents without PTSD, in the September problem of Archives of General Psychiatry according to a written report, among the JAMA/Archives journals. Biological differences observed in individuals with PTSD, including low cortisol amounts, could either derive from contact with a traumatic event or could be present before such an event and predispose sufferers to the problem, according to background information in the article. Related StoriesLove hormone may enhance enjoyment of social interactions, UCI research findsHypersexual disorder can be linked to hyperactive stress systemsEstradiol fluctuation may enhance psychological sensitivity to psychosocial stress during menopausal transitionRachel Yehuda, Ph http://cialisdanmark.net .D., of the Mount Sinai School of James and Medicine J.