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Harmine for catatonic schizophrenia. A forgotten experiment

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Abstract

The purpose of this letter is to present a lesser-known experiment suggesting a positive response of catatonic schizophrenia to Harmine, a monoamine oxidase A inhibitor(MAO-A), a study conducted by Petre Tomescu, in the late 1920’s.

 

Hostiuc, S., Buda, O., & Ion, D. A. (2014). Harmine for catatonic schizophrenia. A forgotten experiment. Schizophrenia research, 1(159), 249-250. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2014.08.006

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