chapter  14
46 Pages

- Astrocytes in Major Depressive Disorder and Schizophrenia: Pathophysiological and Therapeutic Aspects

Interaction in Astrocytes .................................................... 361 14.1.3 Therapeutic Aspects ......................................................................... 363

14.1.3.1 Antidepressant Therapy ..................................................... 363 14.1.3.2 Use of Anti-In¢ammatory Drugs .......................................364 14.1.3.3 Indirect Manipulation through Kynurenine Pathway ........ 365

14.2 Astrocytes in Schizoprenia ........................................................................... 365 14.2.1 Evidence for the Involvement of Astrocytes in Schizophrenia ........ 365

14.2.1.1 Altered Numbers ................................................................ 365 14.2.1.2 Altered Morphology ..........................................................366 14.2.1.3 Altered Biochemical Parameters .......................................366