Changes in cortisol secretion during antidepressive treatment and cognitive improvement in patients with major depression: a longitudinal study.

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OBJECTIVES We have previously reported that cognitive deficits are cross-sectionally associated with elevated cortisol in depressed patients. Here, we longitudinally examined if changes in cortisol secretion during treatment are associated with improvement of cognition. METHODS Cognitive function and salivary cortisol levels were longitudinally examined… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2011.08.012

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@article{Hinkelmann2012ChangesIC, title={Changes in cortisol secretion during antidepressive treatment and cognitive improvement in patients with major depression: a longitudinal study.}, author={Kim Hinkelmann and Steffen Moritz and Johannes Botzenhardt and Christoph Muhtz and Klaus Wiedemann and Michael Kellner and Christian Otte}, journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology}, year={2012}, volume={37 5}, pages={685-92} }