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Re: Parnate. no nightmares

Posted by Elizabeth on May 27, 1999, at 22:31:59

In reply to Re: Parnate. no nightmares, posted by Dr. Bob on May 27, 1999, at 5:50:59

> > Oh, the subject: field for this thread made me think of one other thing: no nightmares on Parnate! No dreams at all actually. :-(
> That sometimes is an indication that the dose is an effective one...

Yeah. It kind of sucks. I miss my dreams.

To everyone: most effective antidepressants suppress REM sleep, which is associated with vivid dreams, to some degree. MAOIs abolish it completely. That's why they work so well in narcolepsy - and probably in depression too. (The hypothesis has been put forth that narcolepsy and depression have similar mechanisms but in different parts of the brain, or something like that - perhaps someone who has more of a clue about neuroanatomy than I do could elaborate on this one.)




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