Salivary cortisol and suicidal behavior--a follow-up study.

@article{Lindqvist2008SalivaryCA,
  title={Salivary cortisol and suicidal behavior--a follow-up study.},
  author={Daniel Lindqvist and Anders Isaksson and Lil Tr{\"a}skman-Bendz and Lena Larsson Brundin},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={1061-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Hyperactivity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA)-axis is a common finding in major depressive disorder. Similar studies on suicide attempters are less abundant, and the results are divergent. The main aim of the present study was to investigate HPA-axis parameters by the time of a suicide attempt and at follow-up in search for… CONTINUE READING