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Baseline Religion Involvement Predicts Subsequent Salivary Cortisol Levels Among Male But not Female Black Youth

Shervin Assari 1 , 2 , * , Maryam Moghani Lankarani 1 , 3 , Mohammad Reza Malekahmadi 4 , Cleopatra Howard Caldwell 2 , 5 and Marc Zimmerman 5
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1 Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
2 Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture and Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
3 Medicine and Health Promotion Institute, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, IR Iran
5 Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: October 01, 2015, 13 (4); e31790
  • Published Online: October 28, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 24, 2015
  • Revised: September 24, 2015
  • Accepted: October 7, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.31790

To Cite: Assari S, Moghani Lankarani M, Malekahmadi M R, Caldwell C H, Zimmerman M. Baseline Religion Involvement Predicts Subsequent Salivary Cortisol Levels Among Male But not Female Black Youth, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2015 ; 13(4):e31790. doi: 10.5812/ijem.31790.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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