A 23 y.o. woman is in for a check up after being prescribed a medication to treat her migraine headaches. She says she isn't sure, but, it seems that since taking the medication she hasn't been so easily depressed. Why might that be?
(20101004, Psychiatric Neurobiology)
Triptans commonly used for migraines target the neurotransmitter, serotonin, which is both a vasoconstrictor and decreases depression.