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Neuroendocrine responses to experimentally-induced psychological stress in healthy humans
Previous studies of hormonal and neurophysiological changes in response to psychological stress in humans have produced contrasting findings due to differing experimental procedures and consistentExpand
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Long-lasting effects of (±)3,4-methylene-dioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy) on serotonin system function in humans
BACKGROUND Fifteen (+/-)3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) users, who did not show other drug dependencies or prolonged alcohol abuse, and 15 control subjects were included in the study. Expand
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Neuroendocrine Responses to Psychological Stress in Adolescents with Anxiety Disorder
Neurotransmitter-neuroendocrine and cardiovascular responses to the administration of a psychologically stressful mixed-model test (Mental Arithmetic, Stroop Color Word Interference Task, TrierExpand
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Serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism genotype is associated with temperament, personality traits and illegal drugs use among adolescents
Summary.Serotonin transporter promoter polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) genotype was previously found associated with substance use disorders, particularly in the subjects with comorbid antisocial behavior,Expand
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Neuroendocrine responses of healthy volunteers to 'techno-music': relationships with personality traits and emotional state.
A variety of studies reported psychological and physiological effects of music. Different types of music have been found to induce different neuroendocrine changes. The aim of the present experimentExpand
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Neuroendocrine responses to experimentally-induced emotions among abstinent opioid-dependent subjects.
The present study investigated neuroendocrine and cardiovascular changes during experimentally-induced affective states in abstinent heroin-dependent subjects and healthy controls. The procedure forExpand
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Olanzapine therapy in anorexia nervosa: psychobiological effects
Dopamine impairments occur in anorexia nervosa. The aim of this study was to see whether treatment with the atypical dopamine antagonist antipsychotic olanzapine improves the disorder. ThirtyExpand
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Blood levels of cytokines in elderly patients with major depressive disorder
Plasma concentrations of interleukin‐iβ (IL‐lβ), interleukin‐6 (IL‐6) and tumour necrosis factor a (TNFα) were measured in 10 elderly women with major depressive disorder (MDD) and in two groups ofExpand
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Cardioprotection by cardiac progenitor cell-secreted exosomes: role of pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A
Aims Cell therapy trials using cardiac-resident progenitor cells (CPCs) and bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells (BMCs) in patients after myocardial infarction have providedExpand
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The effect of inpatient cognitive-behavioral therapy for eating disorders on temperament and character.
Personality traits seem to have an important role in the development, clinical expression, course, and treatment response in eating disorders (EDs). We investigated the effects of an inpatientExpand
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