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Serotonin pp 713-717 | Cite as

On the Clinical Significance of Serotonin and 5-HIAA in Body Fluids

  • E. Garelis
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 133)

Abstract

Changes in serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) metabolism have been postulated in several psychiatric disorders. The main research efforts, however, have been focussed on the serotonin hypotheses of manic-depressive illness and schizophrenia.

Keywords

Psychiatric Patient Monoamine Oxidase Activity Human Cerebrospinal Fluid Chronic Schizophrenic Patient Central Nervous System Area 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Garelis
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Psychiatry Eginition HospitalAthens UniversityAthensGreece

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