Groundbreaking research led by Dr. Paola Dazzan, NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee, was recently featured on the BBC prime time show “Newsnight.” This new research can predict the severity of psychosis using sophisticated...
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NARSAD Independent Investigator Grantee Alan S. Brown, MD, MPH and colleagues discover that maternal immune system reaction to infection can affect brain development in the unborn child. This finding may alter medical...
A new paper published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that depressed patients who ruminate and activate the brain's frontal lobes are more likely to relapse into depression than those who respond with acceptance and...
The depressive symptoms associated with both disorders can make diagnosis a challenge. Major depressive disorder (MDD) is sometimes called unipolar depression – its characteristic mood points in only one direction, “down...
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...