Chapter 6. Social Regulation of Stress in Early Child Development

  1. Kathleen McCartney and
  2. Deborah Phillips
  1. Megan R. Gunnar

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch6

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

How to Cite

Gunnar, M. R. (2006) Social Regulation of Stress in Early Child Development, in Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development (eds K. McCartney and D. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120739

Online ISBN: 9780470757703

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Keywords:

  • neurobiology;
  • allostasis;
  • nervous system;
  • glucocorticoids;
  • maternal deprivation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Neurobiology of Stress

  • Frontal Regulation of Stress

  • Animal Models of the Social Regulation of Stress

  • Psychobiological Studies of Stress and Emotion in Children

  • Summary and Future Directions