An association study of monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) gene polymorphism in methamphetamine psychosis.

Abstract

Methamphetamine continues to be the most widely abused drug in Japan. Chronic methamphetamine users show psychiatric signs, including methamphetamine psychosis. Monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) is one of the major enzymes responsible for the degradation of neurotransmitters. Abnormalities in MAO levels have been related to a wide range of psychiatric disorders… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.neulet.2009.02.048

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