Cognitive effects of mifepristone in overweight, euthymic adults with depressive disorders.

@article{RoatShumway2018CognitiveEO,
  title={Cognitive effects of mifepristone in overweight, euthymic adults with depressive disorders.},
  author={S. Roat-Shumway and T. Wroolie and K. Watson and A. Schatzberg and N. Rasgon},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2018},
  volume={239},
  pages={
          242-246
        }
}
  • S. Roat-Shumway, T. Wroolie, +2 authors N. Rasgon
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of affective disorders
  • BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that individuals with mood disorders have a higher prevalence of both hypercortisolemia and insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is posited to contribute to the cognitive deficits observed in individuals who have depression. However, the mechanistic relationship between cortisol and insulin within the central nervous system remains to be further elucidated. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of the antiglucocorticoid agent, mifepristone, on… CONTINUE READING

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