Role of Serotonin in Memory by Tryptophan Loading Method among First Year Medical Students

Authors

  • Musmade D.D Ph. D. Scholar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijop.v7i4.56

Keywords:

Memory, Medical Students, Serotonin

Abstract

Serotonin is a widely studies compound with known effects on mood, memory, emotions and other neuropsychiatric parameters. The present study was conducted to assess the effects of serotonin increase on memory among first year medical students. The study was done using tryptophan loading method, which was given to the subjects over a period of ten days. Pre and Post administration questionnaires were used to assess their memory, while serotonin levels were also estimated before and after the study. The results revealed that administration of serotonin has a impact on memory among the selected study subjects.

Author Biography

Musmade D.D, Ph. D. Scholar

Musmade D.D.1, Nalgirkar Vivek2,*, Chaudhary Disha3, Deba Krishnakhi3, Pawar Sarthak3, Jadhav Pritesh3

1Ph. D. Scholar, Dept. of Physiology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai

2Prof. and Head, Dept. of Physiology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai

3Medical Student, Dept. of Physiology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai

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Published

2019-11-21

How to Cite

Musmade D.D. (2019). Role of Serotonin in Memory by Tryptophan Loading Method among First Year Medical Students . International Journal of Physiology, 7(4), 51–53. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijop.v7i4.56