British Journal of Psychiatry 1991; 11(159):41-48
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S. Tyrer, L. Barrett, T.P. Berney, S. Bhate, M.J. Watson, T. Fundudis and I. Kolvin, "The dexamethasone suppression test in children: lack of an association with diagnosis", British Journal of Psychiatry, Supplement 11, Volume 159, pp. 41-48, (Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1991).
Over the last decade, the Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST) has been used to distinguish adult patients with endogenous conditions (Carroll et al, 1981; Dam et al, 1985).