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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Paslakis, G; Luppa, P; Gilles, M; Kopf, D; Hamann-Weber, B; Lederbogen, F; Deuschle, M 
Title:
Venlafaxine and mirtazapine treatment lowers serum concentrations of dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate in depressed patients remitting during the course of treatment. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVES: The adrenal androgen dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate (DHEA-S) seems to be involved in the pathophysiology of depression, although its precise role in the etiology and remission of depression remains unclear. In the present study we intended to examine possible differential effects of venlafaxine and mirtazapine in a randomised open trial with regard to DHEA-S serum concentrations in patients suffering from major depressive episode compared to healthy controls. METHODS: We assessed DHE...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Psychiatr Res 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
44 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
556-560 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-3956 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie