serotonergic


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Related to serotonergic: serotonergic drugs, Serotonergic syndrome

se·ro·to·ner·gic

 (sĕr′ə-tn-ûr′jĭk) also se·ro·to·ni·ner·gic (-tō′nə-nûr′jĭk)
adj.
Activated by or capable of liberating serotonin, especially in transmitting nerve impulses: serotonergic neurons; serotonergic drugs.

serotonergic

(ˌsɛrətəˈnɜːdʒɪk) or

serotoninergic

adj
(of a nerve ending) activating or activated by serotonin
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Serotonin may have a role in low desire by acting as a sexual satiety signal, and SSRIs are serotonergic agents that inhibit desire, arousal, and orgasm in the brain and in the tissue," she said.
The cause of dysthymic disorder is not clear, but it appears to involve abnormalities of serotonergic and noradrenergic systems.
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Moreover, various studies have reported that mood profiles are related with the course of illness and treatment response in non-psychiatric diseases regarding serotonergic dysfunction (13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21).
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We have used what is known as neuroendocrine techniques to show that it is principally the serotonergic system in the brain that is seriously impaired by alcohol.