Study of the interrelationships between endocrine function and mental states, incorporating the idea that variation in physiological hormonal response to stress is related to psychological variables that determine the specific emotional response to that stress. See: fight or flight response, relaxation response, emergency theory.
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Contributing articles relevant to medical psychology will originate from disciplines such as: basic sciences, psychology, psychiatry, neurology, psychopharmacology, psychoendocrinology, psychobiology, geriatrics, rehabilitation medicine, epidemiology, anthropology, biostatistics and psychosomatic medicine.
The psychoendocrinology of aging and female sexuality.
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