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Collecting Hair Samples for Hair Cortisol Analysis in African Americans
 
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Collecting Hair Samples for Hair Cortisol Analysis in African Americans

Article doi: 10.3791/57288
June 10th, 2018

Summary June 10th, 2018

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Hair cortisol concentration analysis provides an alternative to traditional measures of cortisol; however, to collect hair samples from African Americans, scientists need to be culturally informed and competent. The purpose of this protocol is to demonstrate a culturally informed technique to collect hair samples for cortisol analysis from African Americans.

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