Plasma and platelet levels of excitatory amino acids were measured in 38 psychiatric outpatients and in 19 comparison subjects; the patients had DSM- III-R diagnoses of organic mental disorders (N = 3), mood disorders (N = 15), schizophrenia (N = 13), and anxiety disorders (N = 7). The glutamate plasma levels were significantly higher in the patients with mood disorders than in the comparison group.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Psychiatry|
|Publication status||Published - 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health