Antidepressants

Is serotonergic function associated with the antidepressant effects of modified-electroconvulsive therapy?

Goto S, Terao T, Hoaki N, Wang Y, Tsuchiyama K, Araki Y, et al. Is serotonergic function associated with the antidepressant effects of modified-electroconvulsive therapy?. J Affect Disord. 2012;136(3):1062-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.11.020. PubMed PMID: 22169252.

Agomelatine (S20098) modulates the expression of cytoskeletal microtubular proteins, synaptic markers and BDNF in the rat hippocampus, amygdala and PFC.

Ladurelle N, Gabriel C, Viggiano A, Mocaër E, Baulieu EE, Bianchi M. Agomelatine (S20098) modulates the expression of cytoskeletal microtubular proteins, synaptic markers and BDNF in the rat hippocampus, amygdala and PFC. Psychopharmacology. 2012;221(3):493-509. DOI: 10.1007/s00213-011-2597-5. PubMed PMID: 22160164.

Trajectories of depression severity in clinical trials of duloxetine: insights into antidepressant and placebo responses.

Gueorguieva R, Mallinckrodt C, Krystal JH. Trajectories of depression severity in clinical trials of duloxetine: insights into antidepressant and placebo responses. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011;68(12):1227-37. DOI: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.132. PubMed PMID: 22147842; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3339151.

Dissociation of antidepressant-like activity of escitalopram and nortriptyline on behaviour and hippocampal BDNF expression in female rats.

Hansson AC, Rimondini R, Heilig M, Mathé AA, Sommer WH. Dissociation of antidepressant-like activity of escitalopram and nortriptyline on behaviour and hippocampal BDNF expression in female rats. J Psychopharmacol. 2011;25(10):1378-87. DOI: 10.1177/0269881110393049. PubMed PMID: 21262856.

Novel protective mechanisms of antidepressants against 3-nitropropionic acid induced Huntington's-like symptoms: a comparative study.

Kumar P, Kalonia H, Kumar A. Novel protective mechanisms of antidepressants against 3-nitropropionic acid induced Huntington's-like symptoms: a comparative study. J Psychopharmacol. 2011;25(10):1399-411. DOI: 10.1177/0269881110364269. PubMed PMID: 20305041.

The triple reuptake inhibitor DOV216,303 exhibits limited antidepressant-like properties in the differential reinforcement of low-rate 72-second responding assay, likely due to dopamine reuptake inhibition.

Paterson NE, Balci F, Campbell U, Olivier BE, Hanania T. The triple reuptake inhibitor DOV216,303 exhibits limited antidepressant-like properties in the differential reinforcement of low-rate 72-second responding assay, likely due to dopamine reuptake inhibition. J Psychopharmacol. 2011;25(10):1357-64. DOI: 10.1177/0269881110364272. PubMed PMID: 20305042.

Long-term ovariectomy modulates the antidepressant-like action of estrogens, but not of antidepressants.

Estrada-Camarena E, López-Rubalcava C, Hernández-Aragón A, Mejía-Mauries S, Picazo O. Long-term ovariectomy modulates the antidepressant-like action of estrogens, but not of antidepressants. J Psychopharmacol. 2011;25(10):1365-77. DOI: 10.1177/0269881111408456. PubMed PMID: 21890587.

Examining antidepressant drug response by smoking status: why is it important and how often is it done?

Weinberger AH, McKee SA, Picciotto MR, Mazure CM. Examining antidepressant drug response by smoking status: why is it important and how often is it done?. J Psychopharmacol. 2011;25(10):1269-76. DOI: 10.1177/0269881110389347. PubMed PMID: 21169392; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3256572.

Placebo, prozac and PLoS: significant lessons for psychopharmacology.

Horder J, Matthews P, Waldmann R. Placebo, prozac and PLoS: significant lessons for psychopharmacology. J Psychopharmacol. 2011;25(10):1277-88. DOI: 10.1177/0269881110372544. PubMed PMID: 20571143.