The dexamethasone suppression test as a monitor of clinical recovery.

@article{Peselow1987TheDS,
  title={The dexamethasone suppression test as a monitor of clinical recovery.},
  author={Eric D. Peselow and Nancy Baxter and Ronald R. Fieve and F Barouche},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={144 1},
  pages={30-5}
}
To evaluate the dexamethasone suppression test (DST) as an aid in monitoring clinical recovery, the authors evaluated 127 outpatients with major depression who received the DST during depression and after clinical recovery. Although DST response varied among the 73 patients who met the Research Diagnostic Criteria for definite endogenous depression, their… CONTINUE READING