Next Generation Therapies

- to reduce symptoms of mental illness and retrain the brain

Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D. of the National Institute of Mental Health
Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D.
August 24, 2016
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in combination with antidepressant medication rapidly relieves the symptoms of major depression in older adults, according to a...
Christopher A. Lowry, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on mental illness
Christopher A. Lowry, Ph.D.
July 12, 2016
Exposing mice to bacteria that help regulate the immune system can help to prevent stress from causing harmful inflammation, and in some cases, illness,...
Benjamin I. Goldstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Benjamin I. Goldstein
June 23, 2016
Researchers have discovered new clues as to how exercise beneficially impacts brain activity in young people with bipolar disorder. Cognitive dysfunction is...
Holly A. Swartz, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Depression
Holly A. Swartz, M.D.
June 13, 2016
When mothers who suffer from major depression undergo a brief period of psychotherapy, they and their children both benefit, according to research reported...
Alexander Bogdan Niculescu, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Alexander B. Niculescu
June 08, 2016
Research newly reported in the journal Molecular Psychiatry could help doctors identify women who are most at risk for suicide, using biological markers that...

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