ffects of the active constituents of Crocus Sativus L . , crocins , in an animal model f obsessive – compulsive disorder

@inproceedings{Georgiadoua2012ffectsOT,
  title={ffects of the active constituents of Crocus Sativus L . , crocins , in an animal model f obsessive – compulsive disorder},
  author={. Georgiadoua and P. A. Tarantilisb and N. Pitsikasa},
  year={2012}
}
  • . Georgiadoua, P. A. Tarantilisb, N. Pitsikasa
  • Published 2012
Crocins are among the active components of the plant Crocus Sativus L. C. Sativus L. and its constituents were effective in different models of psychiatric disorders including anxiety and depression. Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common psychiatric disorder defined by the presence of obsessive thoughts and repetitive compulsive actions. The non selective serotonin (5-HT) receptor agonist mCPP is known to induce OCD-like behavior (excessive self-grooming) in rodents and exacerbate… CONTINUE READING
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