Correlation of the Cerebral Biochemical and Functional Effects of Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor Antidepressants

  • Amedeo S. Marrazzi
  • E. Ross Hart
  • Jose M. Rodriguez
  • Melvyn I. Gluckman
  • Zola P. Horovitz
  • Harold E. Himwich


One group of so-called antidepressants belongs to the monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors. It therefore seemed instructive to examine the correlation between the chemical and functional changes induced in the brain by monoamine oxidase inhibitors and to ask how these are related to an antidepressant action.


Monoamine Oxidase Carotid Body Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor Amine Oxidase Carotid Sinus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amedeo S. Marrazzi
  • E. Ross Hart
  • Jose M. Rodriguez
  • Melvyn I. Gluckman
  • Zola P. Horovitz
  • Harold E. Himwich

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