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Vasopressin in Neuropsychiatric Disorders

  • J. J. Legros
  • Ioana Lancranjan

Abstract

Increasing evidence has been accumulated in the past decade indicating that the neurohormones and/or neuropeptides synthesized by neurons located in the hypothalamus and in extrahypothalamic areas of the brain influence the brain functions, the “peptidergic” neurons being an integral part of the working of the mammalian CNS (Guillemin, 1977).

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Schizophrenic Patient Diabetes Insipidus Neuropsychiatric Disorder Posttraumatic Amnesia Korsakoff Syndrome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Legros
    • 1
  • Ioana Lancranjan
    • 2
  1. 1.Neuroendocrinology SectionChu University of LiègeLiègeBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Clinical ResearchSandoz Ltd.BaselSwitzerland

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