Study Reveals New Details About Relationship Between Suicidal Ideation/Attempt and Alterations in the Immune System
Inflammation in the body causes physical pain each day for untold millions of people, and in that respect it is a well-known and well-understood medical problem. Much less well understood is the role… Read More
Neural Activation Patterns That May Help Distinguish Elevated Mania/Hypomania Risk From Depression Risk in Young People
One of the great challenges for psychiatric research is arriving at a reliable way of diagnosing bipolar disorder, and doing so as early in the course of the illness as possible so as to boost the… Read More
A Connectivity Signature Predicting Response to Antipsychotic Therapy is Identified in First-Episode Psychosis Patients
In people who experience a first psychotic episode—often the prelude to schizophrenia and related disorders—the individual’s response to antipsychotic medicines can be crucial, and typically, varies… Read More
“Still Depressed” or “Recovering”? Researchers Find Biomarker Signaling Recovery in Treatments for Severe Depression Using Deep Brain Stimulation
Researchers say they have identified an objective biomarker of recovery in major depression that in a small cohort of treatment-resistant patients was able (on an ongoing basis) to capture whether… Read More
Functional Connectivity Brain Changes Involving Linkages Between Cognition and Motor Function Are Discerned in OCD Patients
The symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be debilitating. Those affected experience intrusive, distressing, and often irrational thoughts (“obsessions”) which are accompanied by… Read More