[Biochemical mechanisms of action of antidepressants].

  title={[Biochemical mechanisms of action of antidepressants].},
  author={Zdeněk Fi{\vs}ar and Jana Hroudov{\'a} and Jiř{\'i} Raboch},
  journal={Casopis lekaru ceskych},
  volume={150 10},
The findings regarding direct, early and long-term biochemical effects of antidepressants are summarized in this review. Mechanisms of action of other drugs showing antidepressant activity are mentioned as well as alternative possibilities of adjuvants. Psychotropic drugs used in the therapy of mood disorders show neurotrophic or neuroprotective effects… CONTINUE READING