Affiliation: Medisch Spectrum Twente
Country: The Netherlands
- Hyperresponsiveness of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis to combined dexamethasone/corticotropin-releasing hormone challenge in female borderline personality disorder subjects with a history of sustained childhood abuseThomas Rinne
GGZ Buitenamstel, Department of Psychiatry, Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Biol Psychiatry 52:1102-12. 2002..Sustained childhood abuse rather than BPD, MDD, or PTSD pathology accounts for this effect. Possibly due to an enhanced efficacy of HPA suppression by dexamethasone, PTSD attenuates the ACTH response to DEX/CRH...
- Fluvoxamine reduces responsiveness of HPA axis in adult female BPD patients with a history of sustained childhood abuseThomas Rinne
Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Netherlands
Neuropsychopharmacology 28:126-32. 2003..In conclusion, Fluvoxamine treatment reduces the hyperresponsiveness of the HPA axis in BPD patients with a history of sustained childhood abuse. This effect is likely to be obtained in the first 6 weeks of treatment...
- SSRI treatment of borderline personality disorder: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial for female patients with borderline personality disorderThomas Rinne
Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center, University of Leiden, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
Am J Psychiatry 159:2048-54. 2002..It was, therefore, decided to conduct a new randomized trial with a larger study group...