|Title||Tribulin in post-traumatic stress disorder|
|Authors||Davidson, J., Glover, V., Clow, A., Kudler, H., Meador, K. and Sandler, M.|
Tribulin (endogenous monoamine oxidase inhibitor/benzodiazepine receptor binding inhibitor) output was measured in the urine of 18 patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and 13 controls. The level of the two inhibitory activities was highly significantly correlated in the group as a whole. There was no difference between output of either inhibitor in patients and controls. However, when the PTSD group was subdivided according to various psychometric ratings, a pattern of output did emerge. Levels of both inhibitory activities were higher in agitated compared with non-agitated subjects, and lower in extroverts compared with introverts. This finding supports the view that tribulin output is raised in conditions of greater arousal.
|Journal citation||18 (4), pp. 833-836|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291700009764|