Der dexamethason-suppressions-test: Ein biologischer marker der endogenen depression?

  title={Der dexamethason-suppressions-test: Ein biologischer marker der endogenen depression?},
  author={Matthias Berger and Helmfried E. Klein},
  journal={European archives of psychiatry and neurological sciences},
In the past few years there have been numerous publications, which have stressed the value of the Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST) as a diagnostic marker of endonous depression. Our own studies in 333 psychiatric inpatients and 121 healthy subjects did not reveal a differential diagnostic use for the DST. This result is in good agreement with recent results published in the literature. Our own data demonstrate, however, that intervening variables, such as severity of illness, weight loss… CONTINUE READING
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