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Serum levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and cortisol to sulfate of dehydroepiandrosterone molar ratio associated with clinical response to L-theanine as augmentation of antipsychotic therapy in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder patients.

Authors
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  • 1 Division of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Ministry of Health Be'er-Sheva Mental Health Center, Be'er-Sheva, Israel. , (Israel)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical neuropharmacology
1537-162X
Publication Date
Volume
34
Issue
4
Pages
155–160
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/WNF.0b013e318220d8c6
PMID: 21617527
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These preliminary results indicate that circulating BDNF and cortisol-to-DHEAS*100 molar ratio may be involved in the beneficial clinical effects of L-theanine as augmentation of antipsychotic therapy in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder patients.

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