The Effect of Citalopram Pretreatment on Neuronal Responses to Neuropsychological Tasks in Normal Volunteers: An fMRI Study

@article{DelBen2005TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Citalopram Pretreatment on Neuronal Responses to Neuropsychological Tasks in Normal Volunteers: An fMRI Study},
  author={Cristina M. Del-Ben and J F William Deakin and Shane McKie and Nicola A Delvai and S. C. Williams and Rebecca Elliott and Mairead C. Dolan and Ian Muir Anderson},
  journal={Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={30},
  pages={1724-1734}
}
Changes in serotonin neurotransmission have also been implicated in the etiology and treatment of impulse control disorders, depression, and anxiety. We have investigated the effect of enhancing serotonin function on fundamental brain processes that we have proposed are abnormal in these disorders. In all, 12 male volunteers received citalopram (7.5 mg intravenously) and placebo pretreatment in a single-blind crossover design before undertaking Go/No-go, Loss/No-loss, and covert (aversive) face… CONTINUE READING
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