Serum cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate levels in schizophrenic patients and their first-degree relatives


Yildirim O., DOĞAN O. , SEMİZ M., Kilicli F.

PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES, vol.65, no.6, pp.584-591, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1819.2011.02252.x
  • Title of Journal : PSYCHIATRY AND CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.584-591

Abstract

Aims: Alterations in cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S) levels are thought to play a role in the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of serum cortisol and DHEA-S in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia.