What is the D&D to stand for in the receptor that you mentioned with respect to? I believe it was the antipsychotics dopamine dopamine. Yeah, did you dope? I mean is a currency, so you see people to what does dopamine do, it's like saying what does a dollar do? It depends on where we're spending it. And in these particular circuits, dopamine then becomes a currency of distress and if there's enough of it, a currency of psychosis, so these because sometimes people think of dopamine is pleasure to why are we doing anti dopamine things? In these particular circuits? That's not what dopamine's by. It's a currency of distress and we want to play that down, man. I could talk to you for hours and hours a week. I've done it before. Thank you. Yeah, this is yeah. I find it. So endlessly interesting and what makes it all. So so fun to spend time, one of the additional reasons. It's so fun to spend time chatting with you, is that you are not isolated in an ivory Tower. Working with hypothetical cases, like people come to you for help and solutions.
are a And active clinician, who is working with real patients,
Paul Conti Describes Dopamine as a 'Currency of Distress'
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