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Moderating Impact of Various Emotion Personality Factors on Salivary Cortisol Response to a TSST (cortpersonal)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00451126
First Posted: March 23, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 23, 2007
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Collaborator:
Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique
Information provided by:
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain
  Purpose

With the aim of evaluating the putative impacts of emotion related personality factors on physical and mental disease and the mechanisms of these impacts, 58 students were submitted to a social stress test (Trier Social Stress Test) and salivary cortisol samples were taken. The subjects were also submitted to several personality trait inventory, that evaluated respectively Alexithymia, Emotional Intelligence, Resilience and the Five Factor Model of Personality.

The moderating impact of these factors on the cortisol response were analysed


Condition
Psychological Stress

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Moderating Impact of Various Emotion Personality Factors on Salivary Cortisol

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Further study details as provided by Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain:

Estimated Enrollment: 58
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: January 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Female,
  • Smokers,
  • Medication or alcohol abuse
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Belgium
Faculté de Psychologie, Université Catholique de Louvain
Louvain la Neuve, Belgium, 1348
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain
Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique
Investigators
Study Director: Luminet Olivier, PhD FNRS
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00451126     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: personalityandcortisol
First Submitted: March 22, 2007
First Posted: March 23, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 23, 2007
Last Verified: March 2007

Keywords provided by Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc- Université Catholique de Louvain:
emotion
personality
social stress
appraisal

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress, Psychological
Behavioral Symptoms
Hydrocortisone
Anti-Inflammatory Agents