Ybocs

► Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale

Yohimbine Definition

Yohimbine is a naturally occurring alkaloid. By blocking a2-adrenoreceptors while sparing aj-adrenoreceptors, it increases ► noradrenaline release and produces sympathomimetic effects in some organs. It has stimulating properties and is purported to have aphrodisiac qualities.

Cross-References

► Sexual Behavior

► Sexual Disorders

► Short Term and Working Memory in Animals

Ian P. Stolerman (ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychopharmacology DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-68706-1, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

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