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The personality trait openness is related to cerebral 5-HTT levels.

Abstract:

Potentiation of serotonergic transmission increases cognitive flexibility, but can in other circumstances increase sensitivity to stressful environmental cues. The personality trait Openness to Experience reflects and is also associated with an increased risk for mood disorders. We hypothesized that the personality trait has an association with a biomarker of serotonergic transmission, the plasma membrane serotonin transporter (5-HTT). In 50 healthy volunteers, we tested for correlations betw...

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Journal:
NeuroImage
Volume:
45
Issue:
2
Pages:
280-285
Publication date:
2009-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1095-9572
ISSN:
1053-8119
URN:
uuid:f62a36de-9c71-4044-b17b-eb520d55d9b1
Source identifiers:
139943
Local pid:
pubs:139943

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