Cholinergic challenges in affective illness: behavioral and neuroendocrine correlates.

Abstract

The cholinergic-adrenergic balance hypothesis of affective disorders suggests that, in the areas of the brain that regulate mood, depression may represent a relative predominance of central cholinergic tone over adrenergic tone and that mania may represent the converse. Currently, converging lines of investigation from a number of independent groups suggest… (More)

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