- A pilot study of the phase angle between cortisol and melatonin in major depression - a potential biomarker?Theresa M Buckley
Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical School, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5730, United States
J Psychiatr Res 44:69-74. 2010..In this pilot study, we link cortisol and melatonin rhythms and propose that the phase angle between cortisol acrophase (CA) and dim-light melatonin onset (20 pg/ml) (DLMO-20) may yield a useful state specific biomarker for MDD...
- On the interactions of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and sleep: normal HPA axis activity and circadian rhythm, exemplary sleep disordersTheresa M Buckley
Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Research Center and Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road, Suite 3301, Stanford, California 94305, USA
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:3106-14. 2005..Mechanisms by which cortisol can affect slow wave sleep are discussed, as is the role the HPA axis plays in secondary effects of primary sleep disorders...