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Comparison of the effects of citalopram and escitalopram on 5-Ht-mediated neuroendocrine responses.

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Acute oral administration of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) increases plasma cortisol by facilitating brain serotonin activity. Recently, salivary cortisol sampling has grown in popularity as a noninvasive means of assessing HPA axis activity. The aim of the present study was to find out whether acute oral administration of the SSRI, citalopram, increases salivary cortisol in healthy volunteers and whether the increase produced by an equivalent dose of its active isomer, esc...

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10.1038/sj.npp.1300475

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Journal:
Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Volume:
29
Issue:
9
Pages:
1699-1703
Publication date:
2004-09-05
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EISSN:
1740-634X
ISSN:
0893-133X
URN:
uuid:ac115226-ac6f-4a24-a89e-7c4c1b3d2b18
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185800
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pubs:185800

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