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Does N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor modulation affect emotional processing? Implications for novel antidepressant treatments

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Conventional antidepressants have a relatively slow onset of action, requiring a number of weeks before clinical improvement in depressive symptoms is apparent. The delay in onset of action of antidepressants may result in patients suffering increased morbidity due to the persistence of depressed mood and associated symptomatology. More recently, animal and human studies suggest that N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors may participate in the pathophysiology of depression and play an impo...

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MSD
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Psychiatry
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2020-12-19

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