Dongtao Lin

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BACKGROUND Although accumulating evidence has shown increased cortisol levels in serum, saliva, or 24-h urine samples in depression, a number of studies did not find the association between cortisol levels and depression. Hair cortisol levels reflect long-term and historical information of cortisol and hair cortisol analysis has been applied in the research(More)
BACKGROUND Impaired sustained attention seems to be a core feature of depression while the anatomical alteration of brain was widely reported in depression patients. The authors aimed to identify the relationship between anatomical brain changes and sustained attention deficits in unmedicated patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). METHODS A total(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the correlation among the polymorphisms of dopamine receptor genes, cognitive function of Bipolar disorder (BD) patients, and BD. METHODS Twenty-three Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) of dopamine receptor genes were genotyped using Illumina GoldenGate genotyping assay in 375 patients with bipolar I disorder (BD-I) (patients(More)
Abnormal function of thyroid and deregulation of level of blood thyroid hormones, including triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), have been observed in patients with major depression. Nevertheless, no consistent conclusion can be drawn from previous reports. Hair hormones reflect average hormones levels in a certain period and have been involved in the(More)
INTRODUCTION Violent behavior is influenced by various environmental factors and the serotonergic circuitry alike. Nevertheless, studies on relations among genes, personality, social environment, and juvenile violent behavior are limited, and there is no such study in China. METHODS In the current study, we aimed to investigate the contribution of(More)
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