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USF Study: Nicotine Antagonist Relieves Depression In Children With Tourette's

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December 11, 2002
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A well-tolerated drug that blocks nicotine receptors in the brain appears to relieve depression and mood instability in children and adolescents with Tourette's syndrome, a preliminary study by University of South Florida College of Medicine researchers has found.

Tampa, FL (Dec. 10, 2002) -- A well-tolerated drug that blocks nicotine receptors in the brain appears to relieve depression and mood instability in children and adolescents with Tourette's syndrome, a preliminary study by University of South Florida College of Medicine researchers has found.


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University Of South Florida Health Sciences Center. (2002, December 11). USF Study: Nicotine Antagonist Relieves Depression In Children With Tourette's. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/12/021211083430.htm
University Of South Florida Health Sciences Center. "USF Study: Nicotine Antagonist Relieves Depression In Children With Tourette's." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/12/021211083430.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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