Has Research Found a Reliable Depression Biomarker in Boys?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 12, Number 4, April 2014
A major obstacle in the prevention of depression is the lack of a predictive biomarker in individuals who later develop the disorder. British researchers have shown that the combination of a physiological biomarker—salivary cortisol—and the presence of depressive symptoms might be used to predict the development of major depression in adolescents.
Section editor, Glen Spielmans, PhD
Glen Spielmans, PhD, has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies ertaining to this educational activity.