Neurochemistry and child and adolescent psychiatry.

  title={Neurochemistry and child and adolescent psychiatry.},
  author={G A Rogeness and Martin A. Javors and Steven R. Pliszka},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={31 5},
This article reviews some of the neurochemistry and neurophysiology of three neurotransmitters: dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin. These neurotransmitters are selected because they appear to be involved in the regulation of several important behavioral systems that help regulate the interaction of the organism with its external environment, because many of the psychotropic drugs' modes of action may be result from their effects on these neurotransmitter systems, and because the majority… CONTINUE READING


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