Category:Monoamine disorders

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Inherited monoamine disorders have a wide impact, not just on individuals but also society, as they can modulate addictive behaviour and a large number of disease presentations. Acquired disorders affecting monoamines, include those related to substance abuse, changes in neuro-endocrine balance brought on by drugs and neuroendocrine tumours.

Genetic disorders

These include:

Some of these conditions have specific, perhaps curative treatment if offered early enough with easy to obtain drugs as is the case with the severe infantile parkinsonism caused by deficits in the SLC18A2 gene.