The 5-HT1A receptor in schizophrenia: a promising target for novel atypical neuroleptics?

Increasing attention is being directed towards the role of the serotonergic system in the neurochemistry of schizophrenia and antipsychotic drug treatment. This review considers the 5-HT1A receptor in this context. In patients with schizophrenia, the majority of post-mortem studies have reported increases in 5-HT1A receptor density in the prefrontal cortex… (More)