Resilience and vulnerability factors influence the cortisol awakening response in individuals vulnerable to suicide

Suicide is a global health issue. Dysregulated hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis activity, as measured by cortisol levels, has been identified as one potential risk factor. Evidence is emerging to suggest that different psychological factors may be associated with increased resilience and vulnerability in this context. The current study investigated whether trait resilience, social support, socially prescribed […]

Are There Differences in Serum Cholesterol and Cortisol Concentrations Between Violent and Non-Violent Schizophrenic Male Suicide Atempters?