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Baseline neuroendocrine function and diagnostic stability among patients with a nonmanic psychosis

  • William Coryell
  • Mark Zimmermann
  • Georg Winokur
  • Remi Cadoret
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Summary

Psychotic patients underwent a dexamethasone suppression test (DST), careful diagnostic assessments at baseline and diagnostic reevaluations after 1 year. The predicted associations between baseline DST results and diagnosis were much clearer after prospective observation.

Key words

Schizophrenia Neuroendocrine Diagnosis 

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© Springer-Verlag 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Coryell
    • 1
  • Mark Zimmermann
    • 1
  • Georg Winokur
    • 1
  • Remi Cadoret
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryThe University of IowaIowa CityUSA

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