hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis

Known as: HPA, hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis, hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis 
 
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT There is a central belief that depression is associated with hyperactivity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
A hypothetical role of glucocorticoids in human obesity has been suggested since the abdominal obesity phenotype and syndromes of… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
There is robust evidence demonstrating abnormalities of the HPA axis in bipolar disorder. Hypercortisolism may be central to the… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
The skin and its major appendages are prominent target organs and potent sources of key players along the classical hypothalamic… (More)
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2000
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2000
In addition to its role on water conservation, vasopressin (VP) regulates pituitary ACTH secretion by potentiating the… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
CONTEXT Evidence suggests that early adverse experiences play a preeminent role in development of mood and anxiety disorders and… (More)
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1998
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1998
Dr. George P. Chrousos (Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development [NICHD… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Leptin is a newly identified protein hormone that is synthesized and secreted by adipose tissue. Absence of the mature hormone is… (More)
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1997
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1997
Prenatally stressed (PS) human infants and experimental animals show attentional deficits, hyperanxiety and disturbed social… (More)
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1991
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1991
There is considerable, although not entirely consistent, evidence that the hippocampus inhibits most aspects of HPA activity… (More)
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