Bipolar disorder is characterized by cycles of mania and depression. Although the manic state is more dramatic, the depressed state is experienced three times more frequently. A number of medications and modalities are...
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Next Generation Therapies
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member, Dr. Husseini Manji, is one of the leading contemporary explorers of the brain ─ that remarkable 3-pound organ which he reminds us is “the very basis of...
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...
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...
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...