Serotonergic mechanisms and current and future psychiatric practice.

  title={Serotonergic mechanisms and current and future psychiatric practice.},
  author={Steven L. Dubovsky and Melanie E Thomas},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={56 Suppl 2},
The participation of serotonin (5-HT) in the regulation of diverse biological and psychological functions makes it possible for medications acting on 5-HT subsystems to play a role in the treatment of a growing number of psychiatric and medical disorders. The actions of new medications on the 5-HT reuptake mechanism are complemented by actions on the 5-HT receptors and on other neurotransmitter systems that may be effective in complex and treatment-resistant syndromes. New drugs acting on one… CONTINUE READING
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