corticotropin-releasing hormone

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cor·ti·co·tro·pin-re·leas·ing hormone

n. Abbr. CRH
A hormone produced by the hypothalamus that stimulates the anterior pituitary gland to release adrenocorticotropic hormone.
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The other abnormalities include the dysfunction of the GABAergic system of neurotransmission, impaired secretion of the corticoliberin, and impaired executive functioning control over motivated behavior.
It was reported that NO in the hypothalamus maintains the synthesis and release of the hormones that maintain the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system (HPAS), including oxytocin, vasopressin, and corticoliberin. The altered production and release of these peptides leads to hyperactivation of HPAS in patients with SCZ [102].