Rob van Diest

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The effects of the antidepressant trazodone on clinical state and on EEG sleep in eight outpatients with a major depressive disorder were investigated in a single blind study. A medication period of 5 weeks was preceded and followed by one week placebo treatment. Five subjects showed a positive treatment response. Trazodone did not influence sleep(More)
Background. Hypersensitivity of brain serotonin receptors has been proposed as a causal mechanism in the pathophysiology of panic disorder. This theory can be tested, using serotonergic stimulation of the HPA axis. Up to now, plasma cortisol has generally been used as the outcome measure in such studies. Assessment of salivary cortisol is a non-invasive(More)
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