Eleni Katsouni

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Aggression is a complex social behavior that involves a similarly complex neurochemical background. The involvement of substance P (SP) and its potent tachykinin receptor (NK1) in the induction of both defensive rage and predatory attack appears to be a consistent finding. However, an overall understanding of the nature of the SP involvement in the(More)
Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) is a serious neuropsychiatric syndrome caused by chronic alcoholism and thiamine (T) deficiency. Our aim was to shed more light on the pathophysiology of WE, by introducing a modified in vivo experimental model of WE and by focusing on changes provoked in the total antioxidant status (TAS) and three crucial brain enzyme(More)
Sir, There have been several recent articles focusing on the Greek crisis and its effects on the Hellenic public health system[1-3] or on the quality of the healthcare provided.[4-7] Despite the fact that the consequences of an inadequately funded healthcare system are immediate, of major significance and undoubtedly directly linked to human losses, one(More)
Cholecystokinin (CCK) is a neuropeptide that is (among others) reportedly involved in the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders. The excitatory role of CCK in negative affective emotions as well as in aversive reactions, antisocial behaviors and memories, has been indicated by numerous electrophysiological, neurochemical and behavioral methodologies on(More)
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