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What are the effects of norepinephrine and dopamine ?
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Catecholamines
Behavior is much more complex than neurotransmitter levels alone.
But norepinephrine (ne) acts mainly in an area of your brainstem called the locus coeruleus. When released, ne triggers the stress response. Ne is also involved in pain, cognition, mood, emotions, movement and blood pressure. Dopamine is involved in regulating mood, pleasure, delusions, psychosis and drug abuse -- and more.

In brief: Catecholamines
Behavior is much more complex than neurotransmitter levels alone.
But norepinephrine (ne) acts mainly in an area of your brainstem called the locus coeruleus. When released, ne triggers the stress response. Ne is also involved in pain, cognition, mood, emotions, movement and blood pressure. Dopamine is involved in regulating mood, pleasure, delusions, psychosis and drug abuse -- and more.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Ravi Chand
They enhance attention, concentration, motivation, energy, libido, help depression and anxiety, reduce cravings etc
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Thank you, Dr. Chand!
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