Relationships among the TRH, REM latency, and dexamethasone suppression tests: preliminary findings.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The DST and TRH stimulation test (TRHST) were administered to 68 depressed in- and outpatients; 28 subjects also received 2 nights of sleep EEG. Results indicated that (1) the TRHST differentiated RDC endogenous from nonendogenous unipolar subtypes at the 5 but not the 7 IuU/ml threshold, (2) neither order nor timing of DST and TRHST testing affected TRHST response, (3) the TRHST detected subjects not identified by the DST, and (4) REM latency detected some patients (23%) not identified by either the TRHST or DST.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rush, AJ; Schlesser, MA; Roffwarg, HP; Giles, DE; Orsulak, PJ; Fairchild, C

Published Date

  • August 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 / 8 Pt 2

Start / End Page

  • 23 - 29

PubMed ID

  • 6409892

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0160-6689


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States