- Opiate sensitivity test in patients with stereotypic movement disorder and trichotillomaniaEde Frecska
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 26:909-12. 2002..Patients with skin picking, but not with hair pulling, showed significantly increased responses. This finding supports the involvement of endogenous opioids in the pathomechanism of serious SIB...
- Blunted prolactin response to fentanyl in depression. Normalizing effect of partial sleep deprivationEde Frecska
Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Psychiatry Service 116A, VA Medical Center, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
Psychiatry Res 118:155-64. 2003..These findings suggest that SD acts via an opioid/dopamine-related mechanism. An alternative explanation, based on serotonin involvement is addressed in the discussion...