The diurnal variation of plasma cortisol levels in depression.

by David J. McClure

Institution: McGill University
Department: Department of Psychiatry.
Degree: MS.
Year: 1965
Keywords: Psychiatry.
Record ID: 1571627
Full text PDF: http://digitool.library.mcgill.ca/thesisfile118051.pdf


The association of certain critical periods in life, such as puberty, pregnancy and the menopause, with changes in mental state provoked speculation from the earliest times as to the possible effects of 'humors' on the mind. [...]