Serotonin 5-HT(2A) receptor gene polymorphism, 5-HT(2A) receptor function and personality traits in healthy subjects: a negative study.

@article{Kusumi2002Serotonin5R,
  title={Serotonin 5-HT(2A) receptor gene polymorphism, 5-HT(2A) receptor function and personality traits in healthy subjects: a negative study.},
  author={Ichiro Kusumi and Katsuji Suzuki and Yuki Sasaki and Kensuke Kameda and Tsukasa Sasaki and Tsukasa Koyama},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2002},
  volume={68 2-3},
  pages={235-41}
}
BACKGROUND Central serotonin-2A (5-HT(2A)) receptor dysfunction is regarded as an important factor in the etiology of affective disorders. The relations between some personality traits and the vulnerability of affective disorders are also implicated. Moreover, there are several reports which describe the association between 5-HT(2A) receptor gene polymorphisms and mental disorders. We therefore examined the relationship between personality traits, the 5-HT(2A) receptor function, and 5-HT(2A… CONTINUE READING
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