Behavioral Effects of Anticholinergic Psychotomimetics and Their Antagonists in Man and Animals

  • Samuel Gershon


Although it appears clear that several types of neurohumoral transmission systems are involved in the central nervous system, little is known concerning their relative roles in controlling central and peripheral activities. Gross changes in the levels of any one of these substances have been reported to produce changes in behavior [8,4,27]. How these systems are affected and interrelated in mental disease is even less clearly understood.


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  • Samuel Gershon
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and NeurologyNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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