History of Neurotransmitters in Psychiatry
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 4, Number 7, July 2006
Topics: Neuroscience in Psychiatry
Samuel H. Barondes, MD
Jeanne and Sanford Robertson Professor of Psychiatry
Director of the Center for Neurobiology and Psychiatry
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Author, Molecules and Mental Illness, Mood Genes, and Better Than Prozac
Dr. Barondes has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Dr. Barondes, you were a researcher at the NIH during the period when the earliest research on neurotransmitters and antidepressants was conducted. What happened while you were there?