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Neurotensin: Role in psychiatric and neurological diseases
Neurotensin (NT), an endogenous brain-gut peptide, has a close anatomical and functional relationship with the mesocorticolimbic and neostriatal dopamine system. Dysregulation of NT neurotransmissionExpand
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Impulsive Choice and Psychological Pain in Acutely Suicidal Depressed Patients
Objective Despite identification of several risk factors, suicide prediction and prevention is still a clinical challenge. Suicide can be seen as a consequence of poor decision making triggered byExpand
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Energetic metabolism in mouse cerebral cortex during chronic hypoxia
We measured the activities of Na(+)K(+) ATPase and of enzymes of the glycolytic pathway, Krebs cycle, and the respiratory chain in cerebral cortex of mice exposed to chronic hypoxia for three weeksExpand
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Association between C-reactive protein and suicidal behavior in an adult inpatient population.
OBJECTIVES To examine the relationship of inflammation and suicidal behavior in hospitalized adult psychiatric patients. METHOD We retrospectively examined serum high sensitivity C-reactive proteinExpand
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The role of endogenous neurotensin in psychostimulant-induced disruption of prepulse inhibition and locomotion
The neuropeptide neurotensin (NT) is closely associated with dopaminergic and glutamatergic systems in the rat brain. Central injection of NT into the nucleus accumbens (NAcc) or peripheralExpand
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Organization of intrinsic functional brain connectivity predicts decisions to reciprocate social behavior
Reciprocation of trust exchanges is central to the development of interpersonal relationships and societal well-being. Understanding how humans make pro-social and self-centered decisions in dyadicExpand
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Decision-making in diabetes mellitus type 1.
Decreased treatment adherence in patients with diabetes mellitus type 1 (type 1 DM) may reflect impairments in decision-making and underlying associated deficits in working memory and executiveExpand
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Suicidal behavior: Risk and protective factors.
SUMMARY Approximately one million people worldwide die from suicide every year. High risk populations include active military, adolescents, the elderly and t...
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Toward an understanding of decision making in severe mental illness.
A commonality of patients with major psychiatric disorders is their propensity to make poor decisions, which is intimately related to poor real-life outcomes. The authors reviewed the literature onExpand
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Virally Mediated Increased Neurotensin 1 Receptor in the Nucleus Accumbens Decreases Behavioral Effects of Mesolimbic System Activation
Dopamine receptor agonist and NMDA receptor antagonist activation of the mesolimbic dopamine system increases locomotion and disrupts prepulse inhibition of the acoustic startle response (PPI),Expand
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