The best way to understand what a neurotransmitter does is to see what happens when it is absent or over-present.

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Dopamine Disorders

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Full fathom five thy father lies.
Of his bones are coral made.
Those are pearls that were his eyes.
Nothing of him that doth fade,
But doth suffer a sea-change
Into something rich and strange.
Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell

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