The dexamethasone suppression test and suicide prediction.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Despite the substantial risks of eventual suicide associated with major depressive disorder, clinicians lack robust predictors with which to quantify these risks. This study compared the validity of demographic and historical risk factors with that of the dexamethasone suppression test (DST), a clinically practical measure of hyperactivity of the… (More)

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics