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Decreased dopamine transporter availability in male smokers -- a dual isotope SPECT study.

Authors
  • Yang, Yen Kuang
  • Yao, Wei Jen
  • Yeh, Tzung Lieh
  • Lee, I Hui
  • Chen, Po See
  • Lu, Ru Band
  • Chiu, Nan Tsing
Type
Published Article
Journal
Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
274–279
Identifiers
PMID: 17900774
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These findings suggest that cigarette smoking may alter central dopamine functions in males, particularly at the pre-synaptic sites.

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