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Antidepressant Effects in Hybrid Striped Bass: Moving from External Exposures to Internal Doses

@inproceedings{Sweet2015AntidepressantEI,
  title={Antidepressant Effects in Hybrid Striped Bass: Moving from External Exposures to Internal Doses},
  author={Lauren E Sweet},
  year={2015}
}
Over 47 percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug per month and of these pharmaceuticals, antidepressants are the third most prescribed drug. Their widespread and prolonged use coupled with incomplete removal during wastewater treatment processes has made them one of the most commonly detected pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment. Antidepressants are intended to modify human behavior by altering brain chemistry and the neurotransmitter receptor targets of these chemicals… 

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