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Cortisol awakening response and subsequent depression: prospective longitudinal study

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Original languageEnglish
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
DatePublished - 5 Dec 2013


Some studies have found an association between elevated cortisol and subsequent depression, but findings are inconsistent. The cortisol awakening response may be a more stable measure of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function and potentially of stress reactivity.


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