Regional cerebral blood flow response to oral amphetamine challenge in healthy volunteers.

@article{Devous2001RegionalCB,
  title={Regional cerebral blood flow response to oral amphetamine challenge in healthy volunteers.},
  author={Michael D. Devous and Madhukar H. Trivedi and A. John Rush},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={535-42}
}
UNLABELLED Functional brain imaging is a powerful tool for examining the central nervous system (CNS) response to pharmacologic challenges. Amphetamine is of interest both because of its role as a stimulant of the dopaminergic system and because of its use to alter mood in mood-disordered patients, particularly in patients suffering from depression. In this study, we report the effects of oral D-amphetamine relative to placebo on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) measured by SPECT in healthy… CONTINUE READING
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