Abnormal cortisol suppression in bipolar patients with simultaneous manic and depressive symptoms.

Journal Article

The authors studied the cortisol response to 1 mg of dexamethasone in 10 patients who simultaneously manifested manic and depressive symptoms. All patients showed some evidence that normal cortisol suppression was lacking. When 3 patients were randomly retested after recovery, the results suggested the normalization of suppression.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Krishnan, RR; Maltbie, AA; Davidson, JR

Published Date

  • February 1, 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 140 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 203 - 205

PubMed ID

  • 6849435

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6849435

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1535-7228

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-953X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1176/ajp.140.2.203


  • eng