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MEANEY ENDOCRINE, CLINICAL, AND BEHAVIORAL CORRELATES OF SUBGROUPS PHC subjects show progressive increases in plasma cortisol levels over years. Moreover, the most recent plasma cortisol level is also significantly elevated in these subjects. However, there are no obvious differences in the circadian cortisol rhythm in these subjects in comparison to either PMC or NLC subjects (Fig. 1). In addition, there were no group differences in plasma CBG levels in either the AM or PM phase of the cycle. This was further supported by the strong correlation between total and free plasma cortisol levels (measured recently using salivary sampling) across subjects.
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