Why Stress Is Bad for Your Brain

Science. 1996 Aug 9;273(5276):749-50. doi: 10.1126/science.273.5276.749.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Atrophy
  • Brain / pathology
  • Causality
  • Cushing Syndrome / metabolism
  • Cushing Syndrome / pathology
  • Depressive Disorder / metabolism
  • Depressive Disorder / pathology
  • Female
  • Glucocorticoids / metabolism
  • Glucocorticoids / physiology*
  • Hippocampus / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / metabolism
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / pathology
  • Stress, Physiological / metabolism
  • Stress, Physiological / pathology*

Substances

  • Glucocorticoids