Sustained urinary norepinephrine and epinephrine elevation in post-traumatic stress disorder.

@article{Kosten1987SustainedUN,
  title={Sustained urinary norepinephrine and epinephrine elevation in post-traumatic stress disorder.},
  author={Thomas R. Kosten and John W. Mason and Earl L. Giller and Robert B. Ostroff and LINDESAY HARKNESS},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={1987},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={13-20}
}
Urinary norepinephrine and epinephrine levels (microgram/day) were measured at two-week intervals during the course of hospitalization in the following patient groups: post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); major depressive disorder (MDD); bipolar I, manic (BP); paranoid schizophrenia (PS); and undifferentiated schizophrenia (US). The mean norepinephrine level during hospitalization was significantly higher in PTSD (76 +/- 10.4 micrograms/day) than in BP (60.6 +/- 8.4 micrograms/day), MDD (41.2… CONTINUE READING

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