Afternoon plasma cortisol in depressed patients: a measure of diagnosis or severity?
Life sciences, Volume 32, Issue 6, 1983, Pages 617-623.
Plasma cortisol concentration was measured at 20 min intervals from 3 p.m. (1500 hrs) to 6 p.m. (1800 hrs) in 26 hospitalized patients classified according to the Newcastle Index as endogenously depressed (n = 16) or non-endogenously depressed (n = 10). When examined in depressed state, before treatment, maximum, mean and range of plasma ...More
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