Prolactin, Growth Hormone and Cortisol in Manic Illness

  • John C. Cookson


The secretion of anterior pituitary hormones is normally controlled by neurotransmitters. A study of these hormones in manic illness may therefore provide information about the role of the neurotransmitters in the pathogenesis of mania and in the action of anti-manic medication.


Growth Hormone Cortisol Level Growth Hormone Response Manic Illness Anterior Pituitary Hormone 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Cookson
    • 1
  1. 1.Consultant PsychiatristThe London HospitalLondonUK

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