Trait, State, HPA Activity in Depression

  • George Winokir
  • Bruce Pfohl
  • Barry Sherman


Presently the only trait variables that we have in affective disorder are the family history or the history of a mania. In unipolar depression it is possible to have a family history of depression or family history of alcoholism. Most patients are sporadic because they would have no family history at all.


Unipolar Depression Lifetime History Index Admission ACTH Secretion Dexamethasone Suppression Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Winokir
    • 1
  • Bruce Pfohl
    • 1
  • Barry Sherman
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of PsychiatryUniversity of Iowa College of MedicineIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Internal MedicineUniversity of Iowa College of MedicineIowa CityUSA

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