5htslpmd.jpg (17547 bytes) Serotonin, sleep and mental disorder Idzikowski, C & and Cowen P) was published 1991 and acted as the state of the art, research source - for that time.  The research moved on with the continued growth of 5HT receptors, but the concepts are still sound.  The underlying theme of the book is an exploration of whether disturbed sleep leads to or contributes to the development of mental disorders or whether disturbed sleep is an epiphenomenon of mental disorder.

Chapters include

  • An Introduction to Serotonin, Sleep and Mental Disorder
  • Serotonin: Receptors and Subtypes
  • Sleep
  • Some Notes on the Classification of Mental Disorders
  • Animal Models of Serotonin, Sleep and Mental Disorder
  • Serotonin Receptor Electrophysiology and the Role of Potassium Channels in Neuronal Excitability
  • Serotonin 5HT2 Antagonists: A Preclinical Evaluation of Possible Therapeutic Effects
  • Serotonin and Sleep in the Rat: The Role of 5HT2 Receptors
  • Serotonin in Animal Models of Anxiety: The Importance of Stimulus and Response
  • Serotonin and Mental Disorder
  • Food Intake and Neurotransmitters
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Specific Serotonergic Illness?
  • Treatment of Panic Disorder: Evidence Supporting the Role of Serotonin
  • Serotonin Subtypes and Affective Disorders
  • Serotonin 5HT2 Receptor Antagonism in Schizophrenia
  • Serotonin and Sleep
  • Neurotransmitters and Sleep
  • Monoaminergic Transmission and Sleep in Man
  • Sleep and Mental Disorder
  • Sleep, Sleep Disorders and Mental Disorders
  • Sleep, Drugs and Mental Health: A Personal View
  • The Role of REM Sleep in Psychiatric Disorder
  • Sleep as a Marker of Mental Disorder
  • Serotonin, Sleep and Mental Disorder
  • Neurotransmitters, Sleep and Affective Disorder
  • Serotonin, Sleep and Mental Disorder
Serotonin, Sleep and Mental Disorder by C. Idzikowski, P.J. Cowen (Editor) Hardcover, 306pp. ISBN: 1871816068 Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Incorporated, Pub. Date: January 1991
© Chris Idzikowski 1998-2004