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Serotonin agents in the treatment of acquired brain injury

Zafonte, RD; Cullen, N and Lexell, Jan LU (2002) In Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 17(4). p.322-334
Abstract
Background: The development of novel serotonin agents has led to an increased use of these medications throughout medical practice. An understanding of the basic pharmacological function of these agents is key to understanding their usefulness. Among persons with brain injury, serotonin agents have been used for the treatment of depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorders, agitation, steep disorders, and motor dysfunction. Conclusion: This article will review the mechanisms, efficacy, and side effects of serotonin agents with a focus on persons with brain injury.
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acquired brain injury, serotonin agents, tricyclic, agents, antidepressant
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Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
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17
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4
pages
322 - 334
publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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  • pmid:12106001
  • wos:000177140200006
  • scopus:0036325573
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0885-9701
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English
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yes
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e5b495fa-75db-4e45-93f1-9e5a69feab53 (old id 892835)
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  abstract     = {Background: The development of novel serotonin agents has led to an increased use of these medications throughout medical practice. An understanding of the basic pharmacological function of these agents is key to understanding their usefulness. Among persons with brain injury, serotonin agents have been used for the treatment of depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorders, agitation, steep disorders, and motor dysfunction. Conclusion: This article will review the mechanisms, efficacy, and side effects of serotonin agents with a focus on persons with brain injury.},
  author       = {Zafonte, RD and Cullen, N and Lexell, Jan},
  issn         = {0885-9701},
  keyword      = {acquired brain injury,serotonin agents,tricyclic,agents,antidepressant},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {322--334},
  publisher    = {Lippincott Williams & Wilkins},
  series       = {Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation},
  title        = {Serotonin agents in the treatment of acquired brain injury},
  volume       = {17},
  year         = {2002},
}