Joris Veldhuis

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Both stress-system activation and melancholic depression are characterized by fear, constricted affect, stereotyped thinking, and similar changes in autonomic and neuroendocrine function. Because(More)
To investigate patterns of endogenous hormone release, we have proposed a biophysical model in which measured hormone concentrations at any given instant reflect the operation of a suitable(More)
Protracted critical illness is marked by protein wasting resistant to feeding, by accumulation of fat stores, and by suppressed pulsatile release of GH and TSH. We previously showed that the latter(More)
Endocrine abnormalities of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) system in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD) have been described repeatedly. However, no data are(More)
Modifications were made to a commercially available human (h) GH chemiluminescence assay (Nichols Luma Tag hGH assay), which improved its sensitivity to 0.002 micrograms/L. The results of this assay(More)