Serotonin-deficient brains more vulnerable to social stress

Mice deficient in serotonin — a crucial brain chemical implicated in clinical depression — are more vulnerable than their normal littermates to social stressors, according to a new study. Following exposure to stress, serotonin-deficient mice did not respond to the standard antidepressant Prozac. The results point to new strategies to help alleviate treatment-resistant depression. —> Read More Here


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