Glucocorticoids

@article{Wolkowitz2021Glucocorticoids,
  title={Glucocorticoids},
  author={Owen M. Wolkowitz and Heather M. Burke and Elissa S. Epel and Victor I. Reus},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2021},
  volume={1179}
}
Elevated circulating levels of glucocorticoids are associated with psychiatric symptoms across several different conditions. It remains unknown if this hormonal abnormality is a cause or an effect of the psychiatric conditions. For example, the hypercortisolemia observed in a subset of patients with depression may have a direct impact on the symptoms of depression, but it is also possible that the hypercortisolemia merely reflects the stress associated with depression. Further, rather than… 

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