Monoaminergic Systems and Child Psychiatric Pathophysiology

  • B. Garreau
  • D. Lerminiaux
  • C. Barthélémy
  • J. P. Muh
  • G. Lelord

Abstract

Since the demonstration in 1921 by Otto Loewi that a chemical substance was released after nervous stimulation, much neuroscientific research has been performed on neurotransmission and chemical synapse. Work in neuro- and psychopharmacology has permitted the comparison between notions of neurotransmission and neuropsychiatric syndromes.

Keywords

Depression Norepinephrine Tryptophan Catecholamine Acetylcholine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Garreau
  • D. Lerminiaux
  • C. Barthélémy
  • J. P. Muh
  • G. Lelord

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