Salivary cortisol and self-reported stress among persons with environmental annoyance

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  • Frida Carlsson
  • Roger Persson
  • Björn Karlson
  • Kai Osterberg
  • Ase Marie Hansen
  • Anne Helene Garde
  • Palle Orbaek
  • Hansen, Åse Marie
Increased vulnerability to stress has been suggested as a possible mechanism behind medically unexplained conditions such as sensitivity to electricity and common smells. This study examined whether subjective environmental annoyance among the general population is associated with increased physiological reactivity or subjective stress scores.
Original languageEnglish
JournalScandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)109-20
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2006

    Research areas

  • Adult, Aged, Electricity, Environmental Exposure, Environmental Illness, Female, Health Surveys, Humans, Hydrocortisone, Male, Middle Aged, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Odors, Photophobia, Questionnaires, Saliva, Sensation, Stress, Psychological, Sweden

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