The dynorphin/κ-opioid receptor system and its role in psychiatric disorders

@article{Tejeda2011TheDR,
  title={The dynorphin/κ-opioid receptor system and its role in psychiatric disorders},
  author={Hugo A. Tejeda and Toni Shaun Shippenberg and Richard Henriksson},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={69},
  pages={857-896}
}
The dynorphin/κ-opioid receptor system has been implicated in the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of several psychiatric disorders. In the present review, we present evidence indicating a key role for this system in modulating neurotransmission in brain circuits that subserve mood, motivation, and cognitive function. We overview the pharmacology, signaling… CONTINUE READING
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