A 33-year-old member asked:
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which part of the brain has/controls the serotonin and dopamine neurons in the body?

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Dr. Roxanne Lewis
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Well-many: This is a complex question, and the answer is many. The number of receptors for both of these are throughout the brain and body and are controlled by different biochemical processes which trigger excretion, secretion, reuptake, and distribution. There are different types of serotonin and dopamine receptors throughout the systems.
Answered on May 1, 2015

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