CRF1 Receptor Antagonist Injections Increase Medial Prefrontal Cortex Serotonin after Alcohol Self-AdministrationCarlson, Julia M.
Aggressive behaviors comorbid with alcohol abuse are a public health crisis. These behaviors are historically correlated to an inverse concentration of serotonin in the central nervous system. Corticotropin-Releasing Factor (CRF) antagonists that mediate the physiological stress response have recently begun to be developed to treat alcohol abuse. As CRF modulates serotonergic release, it may a... read more