Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone and the Proopiomelanocortin-Derived Peptides in Depression
A wide range of abnormalities of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis have been described in depressed subjects. This chapter reviews these abnormalities and attempts to synthesise them into a testable hypothesis.
KeywordsACTH Secretion Dexamethasone Suppression Test Suicide Victim Depressed Subject Bioi Psychiatry
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