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They note that maternal depression, "through its action as a stressor, may have an impact on fetal development through its effect on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, adrenocorticotropic hormones, and [beta]-endorphins," and that infants of depressed mothers are at risk for physical anomalies and birth complications, delayed habituation of fetal heart rates, higher neonatal cortisol levels, higher levels of indeterminate sleep, and elevated norepinephrine levels."
His endocrinological data revealed unelevated adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), serum aldosterone low-normal while plasma renin was very high.
Adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation test repeated showed normal cortisol response.
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