Antonella Sessarego

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Antidepressant-induced anti-immobility effects have been assessed in animals exposed or not to a pretest session using the forced swimming test. Desipramine, maprotiline, mianserine (15 and 30 mg/kg), nomifensine (2.5 and 5 mg/kg), d-amphetamine (1 and 2 mg/kg) and muscimol (1 and 2 mg/kg), unlike imipramine (15 and 30 mg/kg), LY-171555 (0.1 and 0.2 mg/kg)(More)
Using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and 99mTc-hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime (HM-PAO), we assessed brain perfusion in seven patients with panic disorder (PD) and in five age-matched normal subjects at rest. No patient had ever received drug treatment for panic. All patients were sensitive to lactate-induced panic. Computed tomography(More)
Viqualine dihydrochloride is a new molecule, which possesses strong serotonin reuptake inhibition properties and, at the same time, diazepam-like actions, such as [3H]-diazepam-binding inhibition and antipunishment effect. The drug was administered double-blindly to 10 patients suffering from major depression resistant to previous treatments with(More)
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