Oral contraceptives, pyridoxine, and depression

Am J Psychiatry. 1973 Nov;130(11):1217-21. doi: 10.1176/ajp.130.11.1217.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain Chemistry / drug effects
  • Contraceptives, Oral / adverse effects*
  • Depression / chemically induced
  • Depression / drug therapy*
  • Depression / prevention & control
  • Estrogens / adverse effects
  • Estrogens / pharmacology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Kynurenine / metabolism
  • Nicotinic Acids / metabolism
  • Norepinephrine / metabolism
  • Pregnancy
  • Premenstrual Syndrome / prevention & control
  • Pyridoxine / therapeutic use*
  • Serotonin / metabolism
  • Tryptophan / metabolism
  • Vitamin B 6 Deficiency / chemically induced*
  • Vitamin B 6 Deficiency / complications

Substances

  • Contraceptives, Oral
  • Estrogens
  • Nicotinic Acids
  • Serotonin
  • Kynurenine
  • Tryptophan
  • Pyridoxine
  • Norepinephrine