Brain Matters

Alicia K. Smith, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on PTSD
Alicia K. Smith, Ph.D.
October 14, 2016
Mutations in a gene known as NLGN1 may be associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to research published on May 24, 2016 in...
Johanna M. Jarcho, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on mental health
Johanna M. Jarcho, Ph.D.
October 11, 2016
Social reticence—a personality trait characterized by shy, withdrawn behavior—early in life may lead to poor social functioning in the long-term. While this...
J. John Mann, M.D., expert on depression research
J. John Mann, M.D.
October 03, 2016
One of the side effects of using antidepressant medications of the SSRI class (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may be an increased risk of bone loss...
Thomas L. Kash, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Anxiety
Thomas L. Kash, Ph.D.
September 28, 2016
Serotonin, a neurotransmitter whose levels are boosted by certain antidepressant medications, is best known for its role in regulating mood in a positive way....
Madhukar H. Trivedi, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Madhukar H. Trivedi, M.D.
September 26, 2016
Lost work productivity accounts for most of depression’s economic burden and contributes considerably to the pain felt by sufferers, but only recently have...

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