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monoamine oxidase inhibitor

Michael Kent

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Third edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198568506
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727788
monoamine oxidase inhibitor

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A drug that blocks the action of monoamine oxidase and results in an increase in serotonin, adrenaline, and noradrenaline, which leads to an increase in mental and physical activity. MAOI is sometimes used to treat affective disorders such as depression....

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Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine

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