• Walther Birkmayer
  • Peter Riederer


Human behaviour can be influenced by drugs. For example, psychotomimetics produce hallucinations and other manifestations of psychoses, tranquillizers inhibit a wide range of psychiatric symptoms, antidepressants have a positive effect on mood, affect and interest, and neuroleptics have a strong calming influence on affect and psychological feeling.


Tyrosine Hydroxylase Substantia Nigra Ventral Tegmental Area Dopamine Agonist Dopamine Neuron 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walther Birkmayer
    • 1
  • Peter Riederer
    • 2
  1. 1.Ludwig Boltzmann-Institutes für NeurochemieWienAustria
  2. 2.Ludwig Boltzmann-Institut für Klinische Neurobiologie, Arbeitsgruppe NeurochemieKrankenhaus der Stadt Wien-LainzWienAustria

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