Prolactin response to the cold pressor test in patients with panic attacks

@article{Grunhaus1983ProlactinRT,
  title={Prolactin response to the cold pressor test in patients with panic attacks},
  author={Leon J. Grunhaus and Sergio Gloger and Boris Birmacher and Caroline Palmer and Menashe Ben-david},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  year={1983},
  volume={8},
  pages={171-177}
}
Recent advances in psychiatric nosology have provided a clearer clinical description of panic disorder and agoraphobia with panic attacks. This clinical improvement has yet to result in a better understanding of the basic mechanisms involved in these conditions. The present study compares the effects of the cold pressor test on blood pressure changes and prolactin levels in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia with panic attacks to its effects in normal controls. Because the effects of… CONTINUE READING

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