Cortisol awakening response and subsequent depression: prospective longitudinal study

Rebecca Carnegie, Ricardo Araya, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Vivette Glover, Thomas G O'Connor, Kieran J O'Donnell, Rebecca Pearson, Glyn Lewis

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2013

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