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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Neurotransmitters and their Impact on Mental Illness

Seethalakshmi

Abstract: Neuro transmitters play an important role in balancing our daily life. The impacts of neuro transmitters influence physical and mental behaviour. The neurons inside of the central and peripheral nervous system are responsible for all human activity. A neurotransmitter is a chemical that is released by a neurons terminal button. Neurotransmitters have either an excitatory or an inhibitory effect on the other nearby neurons. Neurotransmitters are very important part of the CNS because they allow communication to occur inside neurons as well as between neurons. This article reviews about the four primary neurotransmitters - acetylcholine, dopamine, GABA and serotonin, their impact on mental illness and rebalance them effectively.

Keywords: Neurotransmitters, central and peripheral nervous system, excitatory effect, inhibitory effect



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