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Interactions between central monoaminergic systems: dopamine-serotonin.
  1. G Roccatagliata,
  2. C Albano,
  3. L Cocito,
  4. M Maffini


    Concentration of dopamine and serotonin metabolites (HVA and 5-HIAA) in the CSF was evaluated before and after pharmacological treatment in 19 patients with different neuropsychiatric diseases. In every case a reciprocal modification of the two metabolites occurred after treatment. The result supports the hypothesis of a functional balance between the monoaminergic systems in the central nervous system.

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