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...
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The biological abnormalities associated with childhood abuse could explain why some people respond poorly to treatment for depression.
External factors like abuse (as opposed to internal genetic factors) can cause...
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator, Jeffrey H. Meyer, MD, PhD, FRCPC, and Colleagues, using an advanced brain imaging method, found levels of mood-enhancing brain protein MAO-A rose significantly...
The second set of prizes given at our dinner in NYC on Friday evening, July 29, went to three more promising young scientists receiving the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Freedman Prizes. The Freedman Prize...
Professor Edward R. Watkins, NARSAD Young Investigator, finds that, for the 20% of major depressive episodes that become chronic and treatment-resistant, remission is improved when Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is...