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Effects of erythropoietin on emotional processing biases in patients with major depression: an exploratory fMRI study.

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INTRODUCTION: Erythropoietin (Epo) has neurotrophic effects and may be a novel therapeutic agent in the treatment of depression. We have found antidepressant-like effects of Epo on emotional processing and mood in healthy volunteers. OBJECTIVE: The current study aimed to explore the effects of Epo on the neural processing of emotional information in depressed patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventeen patients with acute major depressive disorder were randomised to receive Epo (40,000 IU) or...

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10.1007/s00213-009-1641-1

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Miskowiak, KW More by this author
Favaron, E More by this author
Inkster, B More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Psychopharmacology
Volume:
207
Issue:
1
Pages:
133-142
Publication date:
2009-11-05
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EISSN:
1432-2072
ISSN:
0033-3158
URN:
uuid:a820aa7f-804d-4182-bdd6-093bf7e589a9
Source identifiers:
98016
Local pid:
pubs:98016

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