Depression in women treated for gynecological cancer: clinical and neuroendocrine assessment.

Abstract

To determine the prevalence of major depression in cancer patients and assess the usefulness of the dexamethasone suppression test (DST) and the thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) stimulation test for diagnosing major depression in these patients, the authors studied 83 women hospitalized for gynecological cancer. Nineteen (23%) had major depression… (More)

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@article{Evans1986DepressionIW, title={Depression in women treated for gynecological cancer: clinical and neuroendocrine assessment.}, author={Dwight L. Evans and Cameron McCartney and Charles B. Nemeroff and D D Raft and Dorothy E Quade and Robert N. Golden and John J. Haggerty and V Holmes and Jorge Santos Sim{\'o}n and Maria Droba}, journal={The American journal of psychiatry}, year={1986}, volume={143 4}, pages={447-52} }