New Vistas in Depression: Proceedings of an Official Satellite Symposium of the International Congress of Pharmacology Held in Nagasaki, Japan, on 30-31 July 1981
S. Z. Langer
Elsevier Science & Technology Books, Jan 1, 1982 - Medical - 323 pages
Hardbound. In recent years a number of new antidepressants have been introduced and many more are currently in various phases of clinical development. Most of these work in fundamentally different ways from the traditional tricyclic antidepressants. This volume reviews current knowledge concerning this new class of drug, with particular emphasis on the role of transmitters and receptor systems in both basic and clinical research.
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Role of the central serotonergic system as related to the pathogenesis
Behavioural and biochemical studies on the effects of acute and chronic
Specific tricyclic antidepressant binding sites and their relationship
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