[Acute and chronic effects of electroconvulsive therapy on neuroactive steroids in patients with major depressive disorder].

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OBJECTIVE Baseline serum levels of neuroactive steroids such as dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), 17-hydroxyprogesterone (17-OHP), testosterone, and cortisol were measured, and the acute and long-term effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on these hormones and the effect of gender on alterations in steroid hormones were investigated in patients… (More)

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@article{Ozsoy2008AcuteAC, title={[Acute and chronic effects of electroconvulsive therapy on neuroactive steroids in patients with major depressive disorder].}, author={Saliha Demirel Ozsoy and Ertuğrul Eşel and Yunus Hacimusalar and Zaliha Candan and Mustafa Kula and Tayfun Turan}, journal={Turk psikiyatri dergisi = Turkish journal of psychiatry}, year={2008}, volume={19 4}, pages={341-8} }