Enhancing effect of mirtazapine on cognitive functions associated with prefrontal cortex in patients with recurrent depression.

@article{Borkowska2007EnhancingEO,
  title={Enhancing effect of mirtazapine on cognitive functions associated with prefrontal cortex in patients with recurrent depression.},
  author={Alina B Borkowska and Wiktor Dr{\'o}żdż and Marzena Zi{\'o}łkowska-Kochan and Janusz K Rybakowski},
  journal={Neuropsychopharmacologia Hungarica : a Magyar Pszichofarmakologiai Egyesulet lapja = official journal of the Hungarian Association of Psychopharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={131-6}
}
INTRODUCTION We put forward a hypothesis that a therapeutic administration of mirtazapine to depressed patients, due to pharmacological profile of the drug, could enhance cognitive functions associated with prefrontal cortex activity. METHODS The study was performed on depressed patients receiving mirtazapine for the period of 6 months. Neuropsychological assessments after 3 and 6 months of treatment were performed by the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, N-back test, TMT and Stroop tests… CONTINUE READING

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