Does Increased Cortisol Reactivity Due to Sleep Problems Cause Future Health Problems in African American Adolescents?
Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
An assessment of how sleep problems and increased cortisol reactivity to social stress may affect the future health of primarily African American adolescents. A clarification of how HPA axis hyperactivity and overexposure to cortisol may relate to self-reported health, blood pressure, and BMI.