[Changes in the levels of adrenergic and serotoninergic indices in patients with depressive states].

The blood and urine levels of biogenic amines and their metabolites were examined in 37 males with depressions chiefly of schizophrenic nature. The content of almost all catecholamines in the urine, as well as the level of serotonin in the blood were found to be lowered, however, the excretion of 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid with the urine remained unchanged… CONTINUE READING