Brain Matters

Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D. - brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D.
April 17, 2017
People with a type of bipolar disorder, known as bipolar II, respond similarly to treatment with either antidepressants or mood stabilizers, or a combination...
Helen Mayberg, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Helen Mayberg, M.D.
April 12, 2017
New research published on-line March 24 in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that an MRI of the brain could help clinicians predict whether a patient...
Conor Liston, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Conor Liston, M.D.
April 10, 2017
Tests for various substances in the blood are one example of the power of “biomarkers,” measurable biological traits that tell doctors a patient either has or...
David T. Plante, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
David T. Plante, M.D.
March 28, 2017
People with depression and a type of excessive sleepiness called hypersomnolence sleep for longer periods than healthy individuals, but sleep just as well,...
Deborah S. Hasin, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on addiction
Deborah S. Hasin, Ph.D.
March 17, 2017
The legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado in 2012 has had surprisingly different effects on teen usage, according to a new study....

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