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Naloxone has no effect on hormonal responses to ECT in man.

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Although there is clear evidence in other species that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is associated with changes in endogenous opioid activity, there are few data available for such a role in man. Since ECT leads to changes in certain hormones in man, particularly serum prolactin, it was postulated that such changes may represent an increase in endogenous opioids. Six unmedicated patients with major depressive illness were therefore administered either 4 mg i.v. of the opiate antagonist nalo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychiatry research
Volume:
22
Issue:
3
Pages:
207-212
Publication date:
1987-11-05
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EISSN:
1872-7123
ISSN:
0165-1781
URN:
uuid:23ecc15e-bf2c-442a-bbcb-f0f9b42860f0
Source identifiers:
138167
Local pid:
pubs:138167

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