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Acute SSRI Administration Affects the Processing of Social Cues in Healthy Volunteers
Enhancement of serotonin neurotransmission plays an important role in the antidepressant response to agents presently available to treat depression. This response forms the major evidence for theExpand
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A single dose of citalopram increases fear recognition in healthy subjects
We have previously shown that a single dose of intravenous citalopram in healthy volunteers enhances the detection of fearful facial expressions, suggesting an effect of acute selective serotoninExpand
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Gender differences in the relationship between personality dimensions and relative body weight.
OBJECTIVE The relationship between body mass index (BMI: kg/m(2)) and personality seems to differ for men and women, although these effects may be driven by the extremes of the BMI distribution. ItExpand
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Erythropoietin Improves Mood and Modulates the Cognitive and Neural Processing of Emotion 3 Days Post Administration
Erythropoietin (Epo) has neuroprotective and neurotrophic effects and is a promising candidate for treatment of neurodegenerative and psychiatric disorder. Recently, we demonstrated that EpoExpand
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Single-photon emission computed tomography with 99mTc-exametazime in unmedicated schizophrenic patients.
We examined 20 actively psychotic unmedicated schizophrenic patients and 20 matched control subjects by using single-photon emission, computed tomography (SPECT) with 99mtechnetium-exametazime.Expand
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Hypoactivation of the Ventral and Dorsal Striatum During Reward and Loss Anticipation in Antipsychotic and Mood Stabilizer-Naive Bipolar Disorder
Increased activity within known reward-processing neurocircuitry (eg, ventral striatum, VS) has been reported among medicated individuals with bipolar disorder (BD) I and II. However, such findingsExpand
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Regional cerebral blood flow in IDDM patients: Effects of diabetes and of recurrent severe hypoglycaemia
SummaryChronic hyperglycaemia and recurrent severe hypoglycaemia have both been implicated as causing cerebral damage in patients with diabetes. Although cognitive dysfunction and intellectualExpand
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Erythropoietin has no effect on hippocampal response during memory retrieval 3 days post-administration
Erythropoietin (Epo) is a primary regulator of erythropoiesis in the haematopoietic system. In addition, Epo has neuroprotective and neurotrophic effects in experimental brain damage (Brines et al.Expand
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Agomelatine facilitates positive versus negative affective processing in healthy volunteer models
Agomelatine is a new antidepressant with a novel profile of pharmacological action. The clinical efficacy of agomelatine has been established in major depression, but its actions on emotional biasExpand
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Using an Experimental Medicine Model to Explore Combination Effects of Pharmacological and Cognitive Interventions for Depression and Anxiety
Selective serotonergic reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and cognitive therapies are effective in the treatment of anxiety and depression. Previous research suggests that both forms of treatments may workExpand
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