Year: 2004 Source: European Journal of Pharmacology, v.488, no.1-3, (19 March 2004), p.1-9 SIEC No: 20040955

The authors discuss the contributions of a prominent central serotonin subtype, the 5-HT2C receptor, to the actions of serotonin. Evidence for a role of these receptors in affect regulation, gathered from observations of the brains of suicide victims with a history of depression, is explored. (90 refs)