The effects of acute fluoxetine administration on temporal discounting in youth with ADHD.

@article{Carlisi2016TheEO,
  title={The effects of acute fluoxetine administration on temporal discounting in youth with ADHD.},
  author={Christina O Carlisi and Kaylita Chantiluke and Luke J. Norman and Anastasia Christakou and Nadia Barrett and Vincent Giampietro and Michael J. Brammer and A. Simmons and Katya Rubia},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={1197-209}
}
BACKGROUND Serotonin is under-researched in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), despite accumulating evidence for its involvement in impulsiveness and the disorder. Serotonin further modulates temporal discounting (TD), which is typically abnormal in ADHD relative to healthy subjects, underpinned by reduced fronto-striato-limbic activation. This study tested whether a single acute dose of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) fluoxetine up-regulates and normalizes… CONTINUE READING
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