Serotonin-specific drugs for anxiety and depressive disorders

D. S. Charney, J. H. Krystal, P. L. Delgado, G. R. Heninger

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Abstract

In the last few years there has been a marked increase in knowledge regarding the possible roles of serotonin neuronal dysfunction in the pathophysiology and treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders. During the same time period, new drugs with specific actions on serotonin function have become available for clinical testing. This review provides an update on the efficacy of serotonin-specific drugs for anxiety and depressive disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)437-446
Number of pages10
JournalAnnual Review of Medicine
Volume41
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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Serotonin Agents
Depressive Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Serotonin
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Testing

Keywords

  • Depression
  • Drugs
  • Serotonin receptors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Medicine(all)

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Charney, D. S., Krystal, J. H., Delgado, P. L., & Heninger, G. R. (1990). Serotonin-specific drugs for anxiety and depressive disorders. Annual Review of Medicine, 41(1), 437-446.

Serotonin-specific drugs for anxiety and depressive disorders. / Charney, D. S.; Krystal, J. H.; Delgado, P. L.; Heninger, G. R.

In: Annual Review of Medicine, Vol. 41, No. 1, 1990, p. 437-446.

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Charney, DS, Krystal, JH, Delgado, PL & Heninger, GR 1990, 'Serotonin-specific drugs for anxiety and depressive disorders', Annual Review of Medicine, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 437-446.
Charney DS, Krystal JH, Delgado PL, Heninger GR. Serotonin-specific drugs for anxiety and depressive disorders. Annual Review of Medicine. 1990;41(1):437-446.
Charney, D. S. ; Krystal, J. H. ; Delgado, P. L. ; Heninger, G. R. / Serotonin-specific drugs for anxiety and depressive disorders. In: Annual Review of Medicine. 1990 ; Vol. 41, No. 1. pp. 437-446.
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