Changes in platelet monoamine oxidase activity, cholesterol levels and hyperactive behaviour in adolescents over a period of three years.

Abstract

Platelet monoamine oxidase (MAO) activity is a peripheral marker of central serotonergic activity, and has been associated with aggressive, impulsive and hyperactive behaviour, alcohol and drug abuse. Central serotonergic activity has also been associated with plasma cholesterol levels. In the present longitudinal investigation in adolescents (n = 320… (More)

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