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BACKGROUND Alterations of serotonin neurotransmission are implicated in both mood disorders and schizophrenia. Specific serotonin-receptor-based abnormalities in these psychiatric illnesses have been intensively studied; however, it has been difficult to draw any conclusions because of a lack of consensus. These inconsistencies have most likely arisen from(More)
Stress and depression have a significant impact on modern society. Even though their symptomatology is well characterized, little is known about the molecular mechanisms underlying these disturbing disorders. While the role of neurotransmitters such as serotonin, norepinephrine (NE), dopamine (DA), corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), and arginine(More)
INTRODUCTION The end of our century has been characterized by a quick scientific and technological growth. Among other, the brain, the human genome project and the computer science, they are some of the numerous fields that characterize this revolution. DEVELOPMENT In the following work, we will show as these three fields of the knowledge have converged(More)
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