Plasma cortisol and depression in pathological gamblers.

  title={Plasma cortisol and depression in pathological gamblers.},
  author={Luis Fernando Ram{\'i}rez and Richard A. McCormick and Martin T. Lowy},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
Basal serum cortisol and dexamethasone suppression test (DST) results were studied in 21 pathological gamblers who varied on the Beck Depression Inventory and selected scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, which had previously been shown to be related to depression in gamblers. All subjects were suppressors on the DST. There was a significant relationship between fluctuation in 08.00 h and 16.00 h basal cortisol levels and the psychological measures, suggesting a subtype of… CONTINUE READING
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