CSF acid monoamine metabolites in psychotic syndromes: what might they signify?

@article{Bowers1978CSFAM,
  title={CSF acid monoamine metabolites in psychotic syndromes: what might they signify?},
  author={Malcolm B. Bowers},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={1978},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={375-83}
}
Research thus far indicates that CSF 5HIAA and HVA may be correlated with state components of psychotic syndromes. HVA may be positively correlated with a component of arousal or activity. The negative correlation between 5HIAA and state variables of activity or agitation in one study suggests an inhibitory deficit in some acute psychoses or a circulating… CONTINUE READING