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Re: antiglucocorticoids in depression paulk

Posted by Elizabeth on May 30, 2001, at 16:08:18

In reply to Re: antiglucocorticoids in depression (abstracts) Elizabeth, posted by paulk on May 29, 2001, at 23:01:49

> Interesting papers It was my understanding that high cortisol levels are thought to effect brain development and may be the cause of atypical depression.

I think it's the reverse: high cortisol levels are associated with "typical" depressive symptoms, while some "atypical" depressives have been found to have *low* cortisol levels.

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