Relationship Between Neuroticism Personality Trait and Serotonin Transporter Binding

  title={Relationship Between Neuroticism Personality Trait and Serotonin Transporter Binding},
  author={A. Takano and R. Arakawa and M. Hayashi and H. Takahashi and T. Suhara},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
  • A. Takano, R. Arakawa, +2 authors T. Suhara
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • BACKGROUND Personality trait is thought to be one of the important factors for vulnerability to depression. The relation between serotonin transporter (5-HTT) polymorphism and anxiety-related personality has been investigated in genetic research. In this study, we investigated the relation between in vivo regional 5-HTT binding in the brain and personality inventory measures in normal male volunteers. METHODS Thirty-one healthy male volunteers underwent positron emission tomography scans with… CONTINUE READING
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