Sarah M Leistner

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OBJECTIVES Several studies reported decreased quality of life (QoL) and sleep as well as increased rates of depression for patients with pituitary adenomas. Our aim was to explore to what extent differences in depression and sleep quality contribute to differences in QoL between patients with pituitary adenomas and controls. DESIGN A cross-sectional(More)
OBJECTIVE Diagnosis of acromegaly is delayed up to 10 years after disease onset despite obvious external/objective changes such as bone and soft tissue deformities. We hypothesized that a lack of subjective perception of the disease state, possibly mediated by psychiatric or cognitive alterations, might contribute to the delayed initiation of a diagnostic(More)
Introduction The role of cortisol as a non-invasive biomarker to predict depressive disorders is unclear until now. On the one hand, prospective observational studies suggest that individual differences in cortisol levels are a possible risk factor for the development and/or relapse of depression. On the other hand, various methods for measuring the(More)
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