Increased immunological markers in female adolescents with non-suicidal self-injury

Background Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a prevalent health problem among adolescents and commonly associated with psychological stressors such as childhood maltreatment and comorbid psychiatric disorders (e.g., depression). There is evidence that alterations of immunological markers may occur in the context of both environmental stress and psychopathological development. Method Here, we investigated differences in plasma/serum leukocytes,┬ácortisol, […]