Tobias Struttmann

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Total sleep deprivation (TSD) is an efficient method to relieve depression. An involvement of GABAergic and glutamatergic neurotransmission in the pathophysiology of depression and the mechanism of action of TSD has been suggested. To directly assess the content of GABA, glutamate (Glu) and glutamine (Gln) before and after TSD, we estimated their(More)
BACKGROUND Studies of hypothalamic secretion of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) in patients with panic disorder in the nonpanic state (using CRH tests) are contradictory. No data about the hypothalamic-pituitary response to metyrapone are available. METHODS Study participants included 14 patients with panic disorder (DSM-IV criteria) and 14 healthy(More)
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