Month: February 2016
Brain serotonin 4 receptor binding is associated with the cortisol awakening response
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 May;67:124-32. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.01.032. Epub 2016 Feb 11. ABSTRACT Serotonin signalling is considered critical for an appropriate and dynamic adaptation to stress. Previously, we have shown that prefrontal serotonin transporter (SERT) binding is positively associated with the cortisol awakening response (CAR) (Frokjaer et al., 2013), which is an index of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA)-axis output dynamics. […]
Sex hormone manipulation slows reaction time and increases labile mood in healthy women.
Related Articles Sex hormone manipulation slows reaction time and increases labile mood in healthy women. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 Feb 26;68:39-46 Authors: Stenbæk DS, Fisher PM, Budtz-Jørgensen E, Pinborg A, Hjordt LV, Jensen PS, Knudsen GM, Frokjaer VG Abstract BACKGROUND: Women show increased risk of depressive symptoms in life phases where ovarian steroid hormone levels fluctuate or […]