Effects of major depression diagnosis and cortisol levels on indices of neurocognitive function.

@article{Gomez2009EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of major depression diagnosis and cortisol levels on indices of neurocognitive function.},
  author={Rowena G Gomez and Joel A Posener and Jennifer N. Keller and Charles Debattista and Brent Solvason and Alan F. Schatzberg},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={1012-8}
}
Although many studies have examined separately the effects of depression and cortisol on cognition, no study has examined their relative or potentially additive effects. Our study simultaneously investigated the contributions of clinical status [major depression (MD) versus psychiatrically healthy controls (HC)] and cortisol on a hippocampal/mediotemporal mediated verbal memory task (Paragraph Recall) and a prefrontal cortex/cingulate mediated executive functioning task (Stroop). Thirty-seven… CONTINUE READING

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