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December 1989

Incorrect Values in Table and Text

Author Affiliations

Department of Psychiatry VA Medical Center (116A) 2100 Ridgecrest SE Albuquerque, NM 87108

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1989;46(12):1152. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1989.01810120094017

To the Editor.—  In the article titled "Augmented Pituitary Corticotropin Response to a Threshold Dosage of Human Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone in Depressives Pretreated With Metyrapone," published in the July issue of the Archives,1 a column in the Table we originally submitted contained incorrect values. On page 644, in the Table, under the heading "10-PM Ratio of 11-Deoxycortisol to Cortisol, % (n)," the following values should have appeared: for controls, 62.2 ±8.4 (8); for primary depressives, 61.3 ± 14.7 (5); and for secondary depressives, 53.4 ±6.6 (7). The column heading was also incorrect; it should have read "10-PM Ratio of 11-Deoxycortisol x 100 to 11-Deoxycortisol Plus Cortisol, %." The first sentence of the second full paragraph in column 2 on page 645 should have read as follows: "The degree of 11-β-hydroxylase blockade (ratio of 11-deoxycortisol x 100 to 11-deoxycortisol plus cortisol)2 at 10 PM ranged from 53.4% to 62.2%, with no significant

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