Basal hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis activity and hippocampal volumes: the SMART-Medea study.

@article{Knoops2010BasalHP,
  title={Basal hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis activity and hippocampal volumes: the SMART-Medea study.},
  author={Arnoud Jan Gilbert Knoops and L. Gerritsen and Y van der Graaf and W. P. Th. M. Mali and Mirjam I. Geerlings},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 12},
  pages={1191-8}
}
BACKGROUND It has frequently been hypothesized that high levels of glucocorticoids have deleterious effects on the hippocampus and increase risk for cognitive decline and dementia, but no large-scale studies in humans have examined the direct relation between hippocampal volumes and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis activity. METHODS Cross-sectional analyses within the Second Manifestations of ARTerial disease-Magnetic Resonance (SMART)-Medea study, an ancillary study to the SMART-MR study… CONTINUE READING
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