Goran Wahlstrom

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Many studies have suggested a relationship between stress, sex steroids, and negative mental and mood changes in humans. The progesterone metabolite allopregnanolone is a potent endogenous ligand of the γ-amino butyric acid -A (GABA-A) receptor, and the most discussed neuroactive steroid. Variations in the levels of neuroactive steroids that influence the(More)
Tolerance and physical dependence induced by chronic treatments with depressant drugs has been proposed as being due to denervation or disuse supersensitivity in the central nervous system. To illustrate this hypothesis, tolerance to barbiturates and the sensitivity to central cholinergic stimulation were recorded in the same male rats. Tolerance to(More)
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