Sites of action of psychoactive drugs and treatment strategies

  • Walther Birkmayer
  • Peter Riederer


The class of drugs described as psychoactive ought really to be described as“neuroactive”, because their effect on the psyche is achieved through the nervous system.


Anorexia Nervosa Tyrosine Hydroxylase Biogenic Amine Antidepressant Drug Psychoactive Drug 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walther Birkmayer
    • 1
  • Peter Riederer
    • 2
  1. 1.Birkmayer-Institut für ParkinsontherapieViennaAustria
  2. 2.Clinical Neurochemistry, Department of PsychiatryUniversity of WürzburgFederal Republic of Germany

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