American Psychiatric Association (1994) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th edn) (DSM-IV). Washington, DC: APA.
Anderson, I. M.
Ware, C. J.
Da Roza Davis, J. M.
et al (1992) Decreased 5-HT-mediated prolactin release in major depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 372–378.
Attenburrow, M. J.
Mitter, P. R.
et al (2001) Low-dose citalopram as a 5HT neuroendocrine probe. Psychopharmacology
Beck, A. T.
Ward, C. H.
et al (1961) An inventory for measuring depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 4, 561–571.
Coccaro, E. F.
Siever, L. J.
et al (1987) Diminished prolactin responses to repeat fenfluramine challenge in man. Psychiatry Research, 22, 257–259.
Conover, W. J. & Iman, R. I. (1981) Rank transformations as a bridge between parametric and non-parametric statistics. American Statistician, 35, 124–127.
Cowen, P. J. (1998) Neuroendocrine challenge tests: what can we learn from them?
Methods in Neuroendocrinology (ed. Van der Kar, L. D.), pp. 205–223. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
First, M. B.
Spitzer, R. L.
et al (1997) Structural Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis I Disorders – Clinical Version (SCID – CV). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.
Flory, J. D.
Mann, J. J.
Manuck, S. B.
et al (1998) Recovery from major depression is not associated with normalisation of serotonergic function. Biological Psychiatry, 43, 320–326.
Prien, R. F.
Jarrett, R. B.
et al (1991) Conceptualisation and rationale for consensus definitions of terms in major depressive disorder: remission, recovery, relapse, and recurrence. Archives of General Psychiatry, 48, 851–855.
Golden, R. N.
Brown, T. M.
et al (1992) Neuroendocrine effects of intravenous clomipramine in depressed patients and healthy subjects. American Journal of Psychiatry, 149, 1168–1175.
Hamilton, M. (1960) A rating scale for depression. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 23, 56–62.
Joubert, A. F.
Sanchez, C. & Larssen, F. (2000) Citalopram. Human Psychopharmacology
Schindler, S. D.
et al (1999) The Citalopram challenge test in patients with major depression and healthy controls. Psychiatry Research, 88, 75–88.
Armstead, P. & Coccaro, E. (1997) The neurobiology of impulsive aggression. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 20, 395–403.
Kendler, K. S.
Kessler, R. C.
Neale, M. C.
et al (1993) The prediction of major depression in women: toward an integrated etiologic model. American Journal of Psychiatry, 150, 1139–1148.
Laakmann, G. (1990) Psychopharmacoendocrinology and Depression Research. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
Malison, R. T.
Price, L. H.
et al (1998) Reduced brain serotonin transporter availability in major depression as measured by -2β-carbomethoxy-3β-(4-iodophenyl)tropane and single photon emission computed tomography
Biological Psychiatry, 44, 1090–1098.
Newman, M. E.
Shapira, B. & Lerer, B. (1998) Evaluation of central serotonergic function in affective and related disorders by the fenfluramine challenge test: acritical review. International Journal of Psychopharmacology, 1, 49–69.
Sargent, P. A.
Kjaer, K. H.
Bench, C. J.
et al (2000) Brain serotonin 1A receptor binding measured by positron emission tomography using IIC WAY 100635. Archives of General Psychiatry, 57, 174–180.
Muller, M. J.
et al (1996) Neuroendocrine effects of a 20-mg citalopram infusion in healthy males. A placebo-controlled evaluation of citalopram as 5-HT function probe. Neuropsychopharmacology, 14, 253–263.
Newman, M. E.
et al (1993) Prolactin response to fenfluramine and placebo challenge following maintenance pharmacotherapy withdrawal in remitted depressed patients. Biological Psychiatry, 33, 531–535.
Smith, K. A.
Williams, C. & Cowen, P. J. (2000) Impaired regulation of brain serotonin function during dieting in women recovered from depression. British Journal of Psychiatry, 176, 72–75.
Cowen, P. J.
et al (1991) Blunted growth hormone and prolactin response to L-tryptophan in depression: a state dependent abnormality. Journal of Affective Disorders, 21, 213–218.
Praschak, R. N.
et al (2000) [(123)1]-β-CITSPECT imaging shows reduced brain serotonin transporter availability in drug free depressed patients with seasonal affective disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 47, 482–489.
Yatham, L. N.
Liddle, P. F.
Shiah, I. S.
et al (2000) Brain serotonin2 receptors in major depression: a positron emission tomography study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 57, 850–858.
Zobel, A. W.
Frieboes, R. M.
et al (1999) Prediction of medium-term outcome by cortisol response to the combined dexamethasone – CRH test in patients with remitted depression. American Journal of Psychiatry, 156, 949–951.