Corticotropin-releasing factor in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with secondary psychotic symptoms, nonpsychotic PTSD, and healthy control subjects

  title={Corticotropin-releasing factor in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with secondary psychotic symptoms, nonpsychotic PTSD, and healthy control subjects},
  author={F. Sautter and G. Bissette and Justin Wiley and Gina Manguno-Mire and D. Malaspina},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  • F. Sautter, G. Bissette, +2 authors D. Malaspina
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • BACKGROUND Recent studies have reported a high comorbidity between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and psychotic symptoms, and it has been hypothesized that PTSD with comorbid psychosis is a severe form of PTSD. Few studies have examined the neurobiology of PTSD with comorbid psychosis. If PTSD with secondary psychotic symptoms (PTSD-SP) is a severe form of PTSD, then it might be expected to show more extreme perturbations in the neuroendocrine patterns that characterize PTSD. METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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