The Neurobiology of Mood and Psychoses

  • Morris A. Lipton
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 4)


On several occasions I have had the privelege of having Dr. Kety discuss my presentations. This is the first time I have had the opportunity to discuss his, and I am flattered. I am also pleased to discuss the papers of Drs. Mandell and Stein. In doing so, I shall try to function as a critic and a clinician — Not in a destructive sense, I hope, but rather for the purpose of showing how incomplete our hypotheses still are and how they have trouble accommodating some important existing information about pharmacology and behavior at both animal and human level. Perhaps this will lead to methods for extending the information and refining the hypotheses.


Tyrosine Hydroxylase Adrenal Medulla Reward System Dopamine Beta Hydroxylase Chemical Sympathectomy 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Morris A. Lipton
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Biological Sciences Research Center, Child Development InstituteThe University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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