The combined T3/TRH test in depressed patients and healthy controls.

Abstract

It is well established that depressed patients show a blunted TSH response in the TRH-stimulation test. However, it has not been investigated so far whether pre-treatment with 3,5,3'-triiodothyronine (T3) is able to further suppress the TRH-induced TSH response in depressed patients or whether it may cause an escape-phenomenon with paradoxically enhanced… (More)

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@article{Schuele2005TheCT, title={The combined T3/TRH test in depressed patients and healthy controls.}, author={C. Melanie Schuele and Thomas C. Baghai and Vassiliki Tsikolata and Peter Zwanzger and Daniela Eser and Ludwig W N Schaaf and Rainer Rupprecht}, journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology}, year={2005}, volume={30 4}, pages={341-56} }