Neurotransmitters and Neurotransmitter Receptors in Depressed Suicide Victims
Repeated antidepressant drug and electroshock administration to animals alters several classes of cortical neurotransmitter receptors.1 The role of these adaptive receptor changes in the therapeutic action of antidepressants and the possibility that altered receptors underlie the biological basis of depressive illness can be studied meaningfully only in depressed subjects.
KeywordsGlutamic Acid Decarboxylase Depressive Illness Receptor Binding Site Suicide Victim Depressed Subject
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