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Stress Hormones Abnormal in Children With a Family History of Bipolar Disorder

The body’s response to stress is different in children with a family history of bipolar disorder, a new study reports. The hormone cortisol, which is released in times of stress. Whether stressed or not, children with a parent suffering from bipolar disorder have higher levels of the hormone. Children whose mother or father is affected... [Continue Reading]
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Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

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