Current Place of Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors in the Treatment of Depression

@article{Shulman2013CurrentPO,
  title={Current Place of Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors in the Treatment of Depression},
  author={Kenneth I. Shulman and Nathan Herrmann and Scott E. Walker},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={789-797}
}
This paper reviews the discovery and history of the use of irreversible monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors (MAOIs) such as phenelzine, tranylcypromine and isocarboxazid, as well as the second generation selective and reversible MAOIs such as the MAO-A inhibitor, moclobemide and the MAO-B inhibitor, selegiline. Data for review were identified from a literature search of OvidSP Medline and PsycInfo performed in July 2012, using the subject terms and keywords of ‘monoamine oxidase inhibitors… 
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