The effect of age on cortisol and plasma dexamethasone concentrations in depressed patients and controls.

The aim of this study was to identify any relationships between various patient factors such as age, gender and concurrent medication that may affect plasma cortisol or dexamethasone (DEX) concentrations. Multiple regression analysis was used to formulate an equation to predict plasma DEX levels to identify factors that may influence DEX bioavailability… (More)