Profile of brazilian dissertations and theses about the cortisol as a stress marker

Authors

  • Pétala Tuani Candido de Oliveira Salvador Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
  • Cláudia Cristiane Filgueira Martins Rodrigues Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
  • Marta Silvanêre Pereira Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte
  • Viviane Euzébia Pereira Santos Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14393/BJ-v32n2a2016-26299

Keywords:

Hydrocortisone, Stress, Physiological, Health Research Evaluation

Abstract

To Identify in dissertations and theses available on Brazilian Theses database of Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) information about the effects of cortisol as marker of stress; characterize the sample of the study. Study of literature review narrative, descriptive, the data were collected in February 2013, in pairs, following the research protocol previously established. There were analyzed 89 dissertations and theses in the light of the pillars: academic level; place of the study development; year; author's formation; the study population; the generator element of stress; and material analyzed. The majority of the studies denoted a significant change on the cortisol level through exposure to stress generator element (74; 83.1%), revealing that this is a good marker of response to stress. It was noticed that there is a need to promote the development of clinical research with human beings, especially as health professionals.

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Published

2016-04-04

How to Cite

CANDIDO DE OLIVEIRA SALVADOR, P.T., FILGUEIRA MARTINS RODRIGUES, C.C., SILVANÊRE PEREIRA, M. and PEREIRA SANTOS, V.E., 2016. Profile of brazilian dissertations and theses about the cortisol as a stress marker . Bioscience Journal [online], vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 534–542. [Accessed26 May 2022]. DOI 10.14393/BJ-v32n2a2016-26299. Available from: https://seer.ufu.br/index.php/biosciencejournal/article/view/26299.

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Health Sciences