The cortisol awakening response predicts major depression: predictive stability over a 4-year follow-up and effect of depression history.

@article{VrshekSchallhorn2013TheCA,
  title={The cortisol awakening response predicts major depression: predictive stability over a 4-year follow-up and effect of depression history.},
  author={Suzanne Vrshek-Schallhorn and Leah D Doane and Susan Mineka and Richard E. Zinbarg and Michelle G Craske and Emma K. Adam},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={483-93}
}
BACKGROUND The cortisol awakening response (CAR) has been shown to predict major depressive episodes (MDEs) over a 1-year period. It is unknown whether this effect: (a) is stable over longer periods of time; (b) is independent of prospective stressful life events; and (c) differentially predicts first onsets or recurrences of MDEs. METHOD A total of 270 older adolescents (mean age 17.06 years at cortisol measurement) from the larger prospective Northwestern-UCLA Youth Emotion Project… CONTINUE READING
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