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Effect of pharmacologic treatments on the sleep of depressed patients.

Abstract:

Antidepressant drugs produce striking effects on sleep architecture that are best understood in terms of their interactions with the monoamine pathways controlling sleep and wakefulness. Many different antidepressant drugs, including tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), and selective 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT; serotonin) reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), decrease rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. The reduction in REM sleep produced by antidepressants may be an impo...

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Journal:
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Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
85-98
Publication date:
1995-01-01
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EISSN:
1873-2402
ISSN:
0006-3223
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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