Marriage

Married People Have Lower Levels of Stress Hormone Than Single People Do

Recently Brian Chin at Carnegie Mellon University published an interesting paper on Psychoneuroendocrinology. Chin showed that compared to single people, married people have lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol in their saliva. The level of salivary cortisol resembles that in the blood. Notably, in this study, the salivary cortisol was measured during waking hours… Continue reading Married People Have Lower Levels of Stress Hormone Than Single People Do