Effects of repeated cortisol administration on brain potential correlates of episodic memory retrieval

@article{McAllisterWilliams2001EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of repeated cortisol administration on brain potential correlates of episodic memory retrieval},
  author={R. Hamish McAllister-Williams and Mick D Rugg},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={160},
  pages={74-83}
}
Rationale: Neuropsychological impairments in depressive illness may be secondary to hypercortisolaemia. Cortisol administration to healthy subjects impairs episodic memory, though how this is mediated is unknown. Objectives: To examine the effects of 1 week's administration of cortisol on the neural correlates of episodic memory in healthy subjects. Methods: Fourteen healthy men were treated with oral cortisol (hydrocortisone 20 mg) or placebo twice daily for 1 week, in a double blind… CONTINUE READING

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