Psychiatric studies on adrenocortical steroids
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Psychiatric studies on adrenocortical steroids a survey of the literature by Francis D. Horigan

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English


  • Psychiatry -- Bibliography.,
  • Adrenocortical hormones -- Bibliography.

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Statementprepared by Francis D. Horigan for Adult Psychiatry Branch clinical investigations, National Institute of Mental Health.
SeriesPsychiatric abstracts series ;, no. 4
ContributionsUnited States. National Institute of Mental Health. Adult Psychiatry Branch.
LC ClassificationsZ6664.N5 H63
The Physical Object
Pagination66 leaves ;
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5814846M
LC Control Number60061817

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3.|Given the demonstrated relationships between the adrenal corticosteroids and catecholamine synthesis, adrenocortical steroids and salt metabolism, and salt concentrations and catecholamine transport and synthesis, a suggested sequence of events whereby the adrenocortical steroid hormones may regulate catecholamine synthesis is presented. :// Studies to support this claim are presented. As to the action of steroid hormones on presynaptic transmitter mechanisms, the book suggests that adrenocortical and gonadal steroids can create alterations in noradrenaline, adrenaline, and dopamine levels Early stud 14, 26 suggested and later stud 39, 57 confirmed that the psychiatric side‐effects of corticosteroid treatment have a rapid onset. Lewis and Smith 12 reported a median time to onset of days; 39% of cases had onset during the first week and 62% within 2 :// These studies are aimed at a limited number of known genetic mutations in ACC that are present in the NCI-H cells. Human Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Clone 15 (HAC15) Cell Line, and Related Clones. The above mentioned NCI-H cell line and its strains have proven useful due to the retention of ANG II-dependent aldosterone ://

Only recently, numerous neuroendocrine tests of monoamine function in depression have been developed, which encompass studies involving the pituitary-adrenocortical axis, secretion of prolactin, gonadotropins, and release of growth hormone and thyroid-stimulating hormone following probes with variable :// Abstract. Steroids are ubiquitous medications used to treat myriad disease are not without complications or side effects, addition to weight gain, hyperglycemia, and immunosuppression, neuropsychiatric complications may also be referred to as “steroid psychosis” the neuropsychiatric complications of steroid use are much more diverse and not Steroid users often use other drugs to combat the many side effects that accompany the use of steroids, like depression. Insomnia is a common side effect, so the steroid user may abuse sleeping pills. Knowing that she is abusing a drug can then lead to depression, which can just deepen the cycle of drug :// 2 days ago  About Pediatric Adrenocortical Insufficiency Pediatric adrenocortical Insufficiency (AI) is a rare disease characterized by an inability to synthesize and release cortisol, and sometimes aldosterone. This causes excessive androgens (abnormal sexual development in females, premature puberty, premature growth termination and short stature).

Adrenal steroids are commonly prescribed drugs, the central effects of which are rarely alluded to in routine clinical practice or systematically investigated in medical research. Glucocorticoids are important in the pathogenesis of depression, but this potentially serious psychological side effect is often overlooked in clinical practice. The unwanted behavioural effects of anabolic steroids Muhammad A. Munir, Jun-Ming Zhang, in Current Therapy in Pain, INTRODUCTION. The adrenocortical hormones are steroid molecules produced and released by the adrenal cortex. The adrenal cortex synthesizes two types of steroids: the corticosteroids, and the actions of corticosteroids are described as glucocorticoid (carbohydrate regulating) and mineralocorticoid /adrenocortical-hormone.   Prednisone tablets contain prednisone which is a glucocorticoid. Glucocorticoids are adrenocortical steroids, both naturally occurring and synthetic, which are readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. The chemical name for prednisone is 17,dihydroxypregna-1,4-dienne-3,11,trione. The structural formula is represented below:?setid=b-8bfcbee3d. Ciba Foundation Symposium ‐ Synthesis and Metabolism of Adrenocortical Steroids (Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume 7. Editor(s): About this book. Studies of the Enzymes Involved in the Synthesis and Degradation of the Hormones of the Adrenal Cortex (Pages: )