Prolactin and TSH responses to TRH and to ECT in pre- and postmenopausal women with major depression.

The patterns of prolactin and thyrotropin (TSH) release after thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) (0.4 mg i.v.) and during the first session of a course of electroconvulsive treatment (ECT) were studied in women with major depression, 16 in pre- and 29 in postmenopausal status. The prolactin responses to both stimuli were lower in postmenopausal women… CONTINUE READING