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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Annual review of medicine|
|State||Published - 1990|
- Serotonin receptors
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)