Neuroscience

Neuroscience

Schizophrenia onset linked to elevated neural links

In its chronic stage, schizophrenia is typically marked by a dearth of links between brain cells in the prefrontal cortex, the region of the brain responsible for higher-order thinking. However, a new study by Yale and Chinese ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers identify new type of depression

Depression is a mental disorder that affects over 300 million people around the world. While treatments exist, many of them are based on one hypothesis of how depression arises. Patients that do not fit this mold may not ...

Neuroscience

Researchers study brain changes in depression

Depression is more than just sadness. Sufferers may lose interest in favorite activities or lose motivation to complete routine tasks. They may also lose some brain cells, say University of Mississippi Medical Center neuroscientists.

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