Mechanism by which anti-psychotic drugs permanently flatten emotions

boris777 at my-deja.com boris777 at my-deja.com
Mon Feb 7 16:30:51 EST 2000

In article <87j0dv$dg7$1 at news1.tc.umn.edu>,
  "Alcanthus" <hoelx005 at gold.tc.umn.edu> wrote:
> I took an anti-psychotic for 4 months 18 years ago. It's effect on me
> immediate and permanent. It removed my ability to feel deep, tender,

the first question is, which antipsychotic did you take, and what kind
of symptoms did you present at that time?


> passionate emotions. I've found a few other persons who've had the
> thing happen to them. I'm wondering what a possible mechanism for this
> I've heard that it might be a destruction of dopamergic receptors. But
> that is the case, wouldn't neurons replace those over time. I'd
> any insight anyone might have on this or suggestions for where to go
> info.
> Steve

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