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      • Physician-Training Stress and Accelerated Cellular Aging
        Biological PsychiatryVol. 86Issue 9
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          Stress is a key precipitant for many common diseases, but established biological markers to track stress and guide investigations into mechanisms linking stress and disease are lacking. Cross-sectional studies have identified correlations between stress and telomere attrition, but no large, longitudinal studies examining the impacts of chronic stress on telomere length exist. Residency training for physicians is a well-established stressful experience and can be used as a prospective stress model.
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