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Nitric Oxide's Involvement in the Spectrum of Psychotic Disorders.
BACKGROUND Recent findings suggest that dopaminergic abnormalities found in psychotic disorders may be secondary to nitric oxide dysfunctions. Nitric oxide seems to influence glutamatergic andExpand
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d-serine and schizophrenia: an update
Considering the lengthy history of pharmacological treatment of schizophrenia, the development of novel antipsychotic agents targeting the glutamatergic system is relatively new. A glutamatergicExpand
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Effects of pregabalin on behavioral alterations induced by ketamine in rats.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of pregabalin on the behavior of rats under the influence of ketamine, an NMDA receptor antagonist that mimics the symptoms ofExpand
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Sulpiride and refractory panic disorder
Dear Editor, The use of antipsychotics in patients with anxiety in recent years has increased, with a recent study showing that over a 12-year period, antipsychotic prescriptions in visits forExpand
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Antinuclear antibodies testing as a routine screening for systemic lupus erythematosus in patients presenting first‐episode psychosis
Aims: This report discusses the use of antinuclear antibody (ANA) detection as a screening test for neuropsychiatry systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE) in patients presenting a first‐episodeExpand
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Electromyographic analysis of masseter and temporal muscles, bite force, masticatory efficiency in medicated individuals with schizophrenia and mood disorders compared with healthy controls.
This study aimed to comparatively analyse the electromyographic activity of the masseter and temporal muscles at rest and during mandible postural clinical conditions (right and left laterality,Expand
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Comparison of phenelzine and geometric isomers of its active metabolite, β-phenylethylidenehydrazine, on rat brain levels of amino acids, biogenic amine neurotransmitters and methylamine
Phenelzine is a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor used in treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. It also elevates brain levels of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and inhibits primary amine oxidaseExpand
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Clozapine treatment of patients with refractory schizophrenia, concurrent dengue infection and hematological abnormalities: three case reports
Background: Dengue is a febrile illness that is most common in tropical areas but is recognized worldwide as one of the most important arbovirus diseases of humans. This febrile illness generally hasExpand
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Psychotropics in different causes of itch: systematic review with controlled studies*
Among the wide range of symptoms neglected or resistant to conventional treatments in clinical practice, itch is emerging gradually as a theme to be studied. Itch complaints and the negative effectsExpand
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Elevation of rat brain tyrosine levels by phenelzine is mediated by its active metabolite β-phenylethylidenehydrazine
Phenelzine, a non-selective irreversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase (MAO), has been used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders for several decades. It is a unique inhibitor of MAOExpand
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