Decreased serum semicarbazide sensitive aminooxidase (SSAO) activity in patients with major depression.

Semicarbazide sensitive aminooxidase (SSAO) is known to interplay with monoamine oxidases (MAO) and several antidepressants. Taking into account the monoamine hypothesis concerning the pathophysiology of depression, the aim of the present pilot study was to evaluate serum SSAO activity in depressed patients. A total of 21 inpatients with major depression… (More)