Role of Serotonin in Depression a

@article{Meltzer1990RoleOS,
  title={Role of Serotonin in Depression a},
  author={Herbert Y. Meltzer},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1990},
  volume={600}
}
  • H. Meltzer
  • Published 1 October 1990
  • Psychology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
There is extensive evidence that serotonin (5-HT) may play an important role in making persons vulnerable to depression or mania, in the precipitation of an episode of depression or mania, or in the mechanism of action of drugs which have an antidepressant, antimanic or mood stabilizing effect.’.’Some of the evidence for these conclusions will be critically reviewed and some new data from our laboratory will be presented. 

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