About the Authors

Matthias K. Auer

Contributed equally to this work with: Matthias K. Auer, Nina Höhne

mauer@mpipsykl.mpg.de

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Clinical Chemistry, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany

Nina Höhne

Contributed equally to this work with: Matthias K. Auer, Nina Höhne

Affiliation Department Molecular Psychology, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany

María Ángeles Bazarra-Castro

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Clinical Chemistry, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany

Hildegard Pfister

Affiliation Department Molecular Psychology, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany

Johannes Fuss

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Central Institute of Mental Health, Medical Faculty Mannheim/University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany

Günter K. Stalla

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Clinical Chemistry, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany

Caroline Sievers

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Clinical Chemistry, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany

Marcus Ising

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department Molecular Psychology, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MA, CS, GS, MAB, NH, MI. Performed the experiments: MA MAB CS GS. Analyzed the data: MA CS MI HP NH JF. Wrote the manuscript: MA NH.