Tag: "psychotropic" at biology news
Brain networks strengthened by closing ion channels
...time we have observed the mechanism of action of a psychotropic
medication in such depth, at the level of ion channels." Arnsten said the excessive opening of HCN channels might underlie many lapses in higher cognitive function. Stress, for example, appears to flood PFC neurons with cAMP, which opens HCN chann...
New insights into autoimmunity and depression
...ac, and some mice were treated with haloperidol, a psychotropic
drug used to treat anxiety, addiction, and depression. To determine the effectiveness of each therapy, mice were subjected to repeating the forced swimming, staircase, and rotarod tests. Depression-like behavior was significantly blocked by long-term...
Psychotropic drug prescriptions for teens surge 250 percent over 7 year period
...ofessionals which resulted in a prescription for a psychotropic
drug occurred despite the fact that few psychotropic
drugs, typically prescribed for ADHD, depression and other mood disorders, are approved for use in c...