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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants. Values of the controls are means ± SD.

From: Elevated midbrain serotonin transporter availability in mixed mania: a case report

  Case Depressed controls n = 6 Healthy controls n = 10
Age, y 25 27.2 (5.9) 26.3 (5.9)
Duration of depressive episode, months 9 10.6 (6.9) -
SERT availability in midbrain at baseline 1.51 1.08 (0.12) 1.28 (0.12)
SERT availability in midbrain at 12 months 1.36 1.23 (0.20) -
DAT availability in striatum at baseline 2.75 2.48 (0.35) 2.45 (0.25)
DAT availability in striatum at 12 months 2.61 2.70 (0.45) -
HDRS score at baseline 15 17.67 (3.44) -
HDRS score at 12 months 5 12.66 (5.09) -
  1. Abbreviations: DAT: Dopamine transporter, HDRS: Hamilton Depression Rating Scale SD: Standard deviation, SERT: Serotonin transporter.