News tagged with depressive disorder
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Every cell in our bodies runs on a 24-hour clock, tuned to the night-day, light-dark cycles that have ruled us since the dawn of humanity. The brain acts as timekeeper, keeping the cellular clock in sync ...
Medical research May 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (19) | 4 |
(HealthDay)—Deep brain stimulation has helped people with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder, and new research begins to explain why.
Neuroscience Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Whether you are an apple tree or an antelope, survival depends on using your energy efficiently. In a difficult or dangerous situation, the key question is whether exerting effort—sending out roots in search of nutrients ...
Neuroscience Nov 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Decreased activity of a group of genes may explain why in young children the "fear center" of the anxious brain can't learn to distinguish real threats from the imaginary, according to a new University of Wisconsin study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
What goes bump in the night? In many U.S. households: people. That's according to new Stanford University School of Medicine research, which found that about 3.6 percent of U.S. adults are prone to sleepwalking. The work ...
Neuroscience May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
School-age children whose mothers nurtured them early in life have brains with a larger hippocampus, a key structure important to learning, memory and response to stress.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (11) | 3 |
A new study shows that deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a safe and effective intervention for treatment-resistant depression in patients with either unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar ll disorder (BP). The ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (11) | 21 |
When trouble approaches, what do you do? Run for the hills? Hide? Pretend it isn't there? Or do you focus on the promise of rain in those looming dark clouds? New research suggests that the way you regulate ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
The mantra that quality is more important than quantity is true when considering how social relationships influence depression, say U-M researchers in a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found a new method for studying depression in rats that mirrors an aspect of the mood-related symptoms of the condition in humans. Until now, the lack of animal models ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Specific DNA once dismissed as junk plays an important role in brain development and might be involved in several devastating neurological diseases, UC San Francisco scientists have found.
Genetics Apr 15, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (14) | 2 |
Patients whose severe depression goes into remission for six months following electroconvulsive therapy report a quality of life similar to that of healthy individuals, researchers say.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Like it or not and despite the surrounding debate of its merits, 3-D is the technology du jour for movie-making in Hollywood. It now turns out that even our brains use 3 dimensions to communicate emotions.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A surprisingly high number of women have postpartum depressive symptoms, according to a new, large-scale study by a Northwestern Medicine® researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For the first time, scientists have discovered that five major psychiatric disorders—autism, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and schizophrenia—share several common ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0