Glucocorticoid receptors and depression.


The number of glucocorticoid receptor sites in lymphocytes was estimated and plasma cortisol concentrations measured in 17 depressed patients, 12 patients with chronic schizophrenia, and 31 healthy control subjects. The number of receptor sites was significantly lower in the depressed patients than in either the controls or the patients with chronic… (More)


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@article{Whalley1986GlucocorticoidRA, title={Glucocorticoid receptors and depression.}, author={L. J. Whalley and Nicola Borthwick and David Leon Copolov and H R Dick and J. E. Christie and Gerald Fink}, journal={British medical journal}, year={1986}, volume={292 6524}, pages={859-61} }