Serotonin (Ser-O-To-Nin)

Science / Psychiatry / Serotonin (Ser-O-To-Nin): Neurotransmitter that relays impulses between nerve cells (neurons) in the central nervous system. Functions thought to be regulated by nerve cells that utilize serotonin include mood and behavior, physical coordination, appetite, body temperature, and sleep.

Serotonin-Dopamine Antagonists (Sdas)

Science / Psychiatry / Serotonin-Dopamine Antagonists (Sdas): (ser-o-to-nin do-pah-meen an-tag-o-nists) Also known as atypical antipsychotics. Unlike their predecessors, this newer class of medications treats both the positive and negative symptoms of schizophre MORE

Serotonin (Ser-O-To-Nin)

Science / Psychiatry / Serotonin (Ser-O-To-Nin): Neurotransmitter that relays impulses between nerve cells (neurons) in the central nervous system. Functions thought to be regulated by nerve cells that utilize serotonin include mood and behavior, ph MORE

Serotonin

Health / Massage / Serotonin: A hormone , also called 5-hydroxytryptamine , in the pineal gland , blood platelets, the digestive tract, and the brain. Serotonin acts both as a chemical messenger that transmits nerve signals betwee MORE

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