Hypercortisolemia is associated with severity of bone loss and depression in hypothalamic amenorrhea and anorexia nervosa.

@article{Lawson2009HypercortisolemiaIA,
  title={Hypercortisolemia is associated with severity of bone loss and depression in hypothalamic amenorrhea and anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Elizabeth A. Lawson and Daniel A. Donoho and Karen Klahr Miller and Madhusmita Misra and Erinne M Meenaghan and Janet A Lydecker and Tamara Lee Wexler and David B. Herzog and Anne Klibanski},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2009},
  volume={94 12},
  pages={4710-6}
}
CONTEXT Anorexia nervosa (AN) and functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA) are associated with low bone density, anxiety, and depression. Women with AN and HA have elevated cortisol levels. Significant hypercortisolemia, as in Cushing's disease, causes bone loss. It is unknown whether anxiety and depression and/or cortisol dysregulation contribute to low bone density in AN or HA. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to investigate whether hypercortisolemia is associated with bone loss and mood… CONTINUE READING
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