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The adult mammalian brain can generate new cells, an ability crucial to healthy brain functioning but one that can be compromised by aging or illness. In the June 24 issue of the journal Cell, Brain & Behavior...
Psychotic depression, which is major depressive disorder combined with psychotic delusions or hallucinations, often goes undiagnosed. The kinds of delusions that tend to typify this condition often involve fears, such as...
Many studies have shown that schizophrenia is a highly heritable disorder; that it is largely triggered by inherited genetic mutations or abnormal changes in the composition and function of genes. But genetic errors...
NARSAD Independent Investigator Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD and colleagues have discovered that various forms of exercise worked as effectively as adding a second antidepressant medication.
The 4-year controlled study...