How does serotonin affect depression?



This video addressed the physiological functions of serotonin:

Hormone secretion

– Eating and body weight

– stereotypic behaviors

Aggression

– Sexual behavior

– Pain sensitivity

Anxiety

– Mental depression

– Learning and memory

Circadian rhythms

– Sleep-wake cycles

– Temperature regulation

Drug abuse

Platelet aggregation

– Smooth muscle contraction

Serotonin levels in the brain

• What different levels of serotonin produce

Reuptake inhibitors

MAO inhibitors