Endocrine responses after thyrotrophin-releasing hormone stimulation and dexamethasone suppression tests in the major depressive syndrome.

@article{Aalbers1986EndocrineRA,
  title={Endocrine responses after thyrotrophin-releasing hormone stimulation and dexamethasone suppression tests in the major depressive syndrome.},
  author={Cor Aalbers and Jantjie J Taljaard and Carlo A Gagiano},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1986},
  volume={70 8},
  pages={464-8}
}
The effects of dexamethasone 1 mg on plasma cortisol levels and of thyrotrophin-releasing hormone (TRH) 200 micrograms on thyrotrophin (TSH), growth hormone and prolactin levels in 107 patients with a major depressive disorder (MDD) were compared with those in 87 healthy subjects. Individual hormonal responses and combinations of hormonal responses after… CONTINUE READING