Effects of electroconvulsive therapy on plasma vasopressin and oxytocin.


BACKGROUND Animal studies suggest that vasopressin has cognitive-enhancing properties and oxytocin may have amnestic effects. A clinical report suggests that the acute increase in oxytocin-associated neurophysin predicts clinical response to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in depressed patients. METHODS Medication-free patients with major depression were… (More)


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