Evidence of association of serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms with schizophrenia in a South Indian population

Abstract

Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT)) transporter (SLC6A4) is known to influence mood, emotion, cognition and efficacy of antidepressants, particularly that of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Atypical antipsychotics exert their effects partially through serotinergic systems, and hence, variation in 5-HT uptake may affect antipsychotic action… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/jhg.2009.76

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