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...
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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...
On April 26, 2011, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation kicked off the New Hope in Mental Health Research Series in the Lone Star State! The first event of its kind featured briefings with leading mental health...
Addiction has been newly defined as a chronic brain disorder, as opposed to simply a behavioral problem. Studies over the past 20 years have shown how addiction takes over different parts of the brain, to explain what...