“region–specific change, rather than global serotonin blunting is involved in alcohol dependence and suicide.”

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Serotonin receptor, SERT mRNA and correlations with symptoms in males with alcohol dependence and suicide 
Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 12/30/2011

Thompson PM et al. – The data suggest region–specific change, rather than global serotonin blunting is involved in alcohol dependence and suicide. It also suggests that symptoms are differentially influenced by prefrontal cortex serotonin receptor mRNA levels.

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