Dan Lindberg

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Purinergic signaling regulates numerous vital biological processes in the central nervous system (CNS). The two principle purines, ATP and adenosine act as excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitters, respectively. Compared to other classical neurotransmitters, the role of purinergic signaling in psychiatric disorders is not well understood or appreciated.(More)
Dampened adenosine A2A receptor (A2AR) function has been implicated in addiction through enhancement of goal-directed behaviors. However, the contribution of the A2AR to the control of impulsive reward seeking remains unknown. Using mice that were exposed to differential reward of low rate (DRL) schedules during Pavlovian-conditioning, second-order schedule(More)
Thirty-eight in-patients with endogenous- and 20 in-patients with non-endogenous depression, took part in a multi-centre 3-week double-blind trial where patients were randomly allocated to treatment with either 6 g L-tryptophan or 150 mg imipramine daily. Item analysis of Hamilton ratings, before the investigation and weekly during the trial period(More)
The embryo to our integrated treatment programme was "combination treatment in schizophrenia". This combination treatment included behavioural therapy, psychotropic drugs and dynamic psychotherapy. It was also integrated with work therapy and sociotherapy. A number of prospective and retrospective studies for the development work are exemplified. The method(More)
  • Dan Lindberg
  • Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica. Supplementum
  • 1981
Fourteen chronic schizophrenics (experimental group) were matched with 13 schizophrenics (control group), with respect to sex, age, and time of first admission for the disease. The patients in the experimental group were treated with depot neuroleptics in combination with psychotherapy in a 5 year treatment programme. The control group were mainly treated(More)
A group of patients with schizophrenia, initially 67 patients, was studied over a period of 3 years. After three years 36 out of 67 patients were still on the same depot neuroleptic. The main aim was to describe and compare maintenance neuroleptic therapy using two depot neuroleptics, fluphenazine decanoate and pipotiazine palmitate, given monthly. Before(More)