Effect of chronic escitalopram versus placebo on personality traits in healthy first-degree relatives of patients with depression: a randomized trial.

The serotonergic neurotransmitter system is closely linked to depression and personality traits. It is not known if selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) have an effect on neuroticism that is independent of their effect on depression. Healthy individuals with a genetic liability for depress...

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Main Authors: Ulla Knorr, Maj Vinberg, Erik Lykke Mortensen, Per Winkel, Christian Gluud, Jørn Wetterslev, Ulrik Gether, Lars Vedel Kessing
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2012-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3290539?pdf=render