Chapter 14. Observations on the Mechanism of the Disordered Psychological Outlook in Addison's Disease and Hypopituitarism

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch.
  1. R. A. Cleghorn

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715178.ch14

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Hormones, Psychology and Behaviour (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume III

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Hormones, Psychology and Behaviour (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume III

How to Cite

Cleghorn, R. A. (2008) Observations on the Mechanism of the Disordered Psychological Outlook in Addison's Disease and Hypopituitarism, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Hormones, Psychology and Behaviour (Book I of Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume III (ed G. E. W. Wolstenholme), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715178.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1952

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470714690

Online ISBN: 9780470715178

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Keywords:

  • pituitary-adrenal mechanism;
  • administration of corticosteroid;
  • adrenocorticotrophic hormone;
  • hormone administration;
  • potassium diuresis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Mental Changes in Hypopituitarism

  • Conditions Affecting the Electroencephalogram in Addison's Disease

  • Brain Excitatjility in Relation to Steroid Hormones

  • Summary

  • References

  • Discussion