When the Mind Does Not Work as It Should

  • Francesca Alemanno
  • Fernando Alemanno


The authors consider the possible correlations between certain alterations of the neurotransmitters of the central nervous system and two common clinical syndromes: schizophrenia and depression.


Schizophrenia Depression Dopamine and schizophrenia Substance P and schizophrenia Glutamate and GABA in schizophrenia Acetylcholine and schizophrenia Serotonin and depression Inhibition of the action 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesca Alemanno
    • 1
  • Fernando Alemanno
    • 2
  1. 1.PsychologyUniversity of PadoaPadoaItaly
  2. 2.Anaesthesia and Intensive CareBrescia Clinical InstitutesBresciaItaly

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