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How does the substantia nigra cause depression?
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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Psychiatry
In brief: No
The substantia nigra is part of the movement system and not the emotion system. For example, destruction of Dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra is the cause of parkinson's disease.

In brief: No
The substantia nigra is part of the movement system and not the emotion system. For example, destruction of Dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra is the cause of parkinson's disease.
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
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