Opioid-serotoninergic dysregulation in the pathophysiology of Tourette's syndrome

R. Sandyk, C. R. Bamford

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Abstract

In the following communication the major neurotransmitter systems postulated to be involved in the pathophysiology of Tourette's syndrome are discussed. Malfunctions of the opioid and serotoninergic systems are discussed regarding their role in the pathophysiology of the neuropsychological, behavioural and other manifestations of the disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-235
Number of pages11
JournalFunctional Neurology
Volume3
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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