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The role of serotonin in cognitive function: evidence from recent studies and implications for understanding depression.

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BACKGROUND: Symptoms of cognitive impairment such as poor concentration, memory loss and difficulty with decision making are prevalent in patients with depression, but currently are not specific targets for treatment. However, patients can continue to demonstrate cognitive impairments even when apparently clinically recovered. Drugs that potentiate serotonin (5-HT) function, such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), are the mainstay of treatment for depression. Nevertheless, ou...

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10.1177/0269881113482531

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of psychopharmacology (Oxford, England)
Volume:
27
Issue:
7
Pages:
575-583
Publication date:
2013-07-05
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EISSN:
1461-7285
ISSN:
0269-8811
URN:
uuid:1feeb887-097a-43a9-bfae-31875e977781
Source identifiers:
390884
Local pid:
pubs:390884

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