religious experience and the brain - Prozac

Veda Larson vlarson at jeeves.ucsd.edu
Sat Jan 14 06:50:17 EST 1995


In article <3eqro1$k2l at mserv1.dl.ac.uk> un691cs at genius.embnet.dkfz-heidelberg.de (Clemens Suter-Crazzolara) writes:
>Is there any psychological diseaes Prozac can not cure ? 
>What is the mode of action of this wonder-drug ?

Prozac blocks serotonin uptake, increasing the amount available to bind
serotonin receptors, and thereby potentiating the neurotransmitter's
effects.  For a comprehensive pharmacology reference you can try Goodman
and Gilman's "Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics".
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