Basic Research

- to understand what happens in the brain to cause mental illness

Joan L. Luby, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Joan L. Luby, M.D.
May 01, 2016
From The Quarterly, May 2016 Over the past decade, it has become clear that even very young children can suffer from clinical depression. Now, research...
Paolo Fusar-Poli, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Paolo Fusar-Poli, M.D., Ph.D.
May 01, 2016
From The Quarterly, May 2016 The onset of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders is preceded by a period during which individuals begin to experience some...
Danny G. Winder, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Danny G. Winder, Ph.D.
April 22, 2016
The drug ketamine may be useful in reversing some of the depressive-like behavior seen in rodents after an extended period of alcohol abstinence, according a...
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
April 18, 2016
Overgrowth of neurons during a particular stage of prenatal brain development can lead to impairment in social interactions later in life, according to an...
Conor Liston, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research expert on schizophrenia
Conor Liston, M.D., Ph.D.
April 12, 2016
Anhedonia, or the inability to feel pleasure or enjoyment, is a key symptom in several mental illnesses including major depression and schizophrenia. This...


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