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A 23-year-old woman presented to his physician complaining of a distressing and behavior. For the past months she has experienced an irresistible urge to check that everything was in a certain order at home and found hard to get out of the house because she needed to control that the door was locked again and again. She admitted that she had an irrational fear that things were not perfect. Which of the following neurotransmitter has been most consistently implicated in this disorder?



A. Acetylcholine
B. Norepinephrine
C. GABA
D. Serotonin
E. Glutamate

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 09, 2016

Serotonin-answer: d (katzung, pp 490, koda-kimble, pp 76-38) the patient is most likely suffering from an obsessive-compulsive disorder. in this disorder the person feels driven to perform certain acts according to rigid rules, in order to prevent or reducing distress. the person is aware that the behavior is excessive and inappropriate but cant stop it. serotonin has been frequently implicated in obsessive-compulsive disorder. this is mainly related to the good therapeutic response obtained with serotonergic medications like ssris. a, b, c, e) (see explanation above)

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