Self-reported diurnal mood changes, early morning awakening and the dexamethasone suppression test in endogenous depression.

@article{Grunhaus1985SelfreportedDM,
  title={Self-reported diurnal mood changes, early morning awakening and the dexamethasone suppression test in endogenous depression.},
  author={Leon J. Grunhaus and P N Flegel and Bernard J. Carroll and John F. Greden},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={1985},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
Several authors have suggested that Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST) non-suppression is related to circadian alternations of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function. Two clinical manifestations of altered circadian rhythms in depressed patients are early morning awakening and diurnal variation in mood. To observe whether these clinical symptom patterns… CONTINUE READING