- Age of onset in affective disorder: its correlation with hereditary and psychosocial factorsL Johnson
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, St Goran s Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Box 12500, S 11281, Stockholm, Sweden
J Affect Disord 59:139-48. 2000..A second purpose of this study was to analyze the importance of life events preceding the first and subsequent episodes of affective disorder...
- Effects of long-term lithium treatment on monoaminergic functions in major depressionA El Khoury
Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Karolinska Institute, St Goran s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Psychiatry Res 105:33-44. 2001..They also postulate that the effect of lithium may be attained by a dual influence on postsynaptic serotonergic structures, as it increases both the density and the sensitivity of 5-HT(2) receptors...
- Tryptophan depletion in lithium-stabilized patients with affective disorderL Johnson
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, St Goran s Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 4:329-36. 2001..However, no clinically relevant mood changes were observed. Transient reduction in serotonergic function does not seem to affect mood in affective-disorder patients stabilized on lithium treatment...