Stress Hormone Levels May Predict Risk of Binge Eating Following Weight Restoration in Anorexia Nervosa
Researchers studying changes in levels of stress and appetite hormones in women recovering from the eating disorder anorexia nervosa (AN) report that it may be possible to predict certain serious… Read More
Hyperactivity in Two Wide-Ranging Neural Networks is Discovered in Schizophrenia Patients
A new study of 139 people with schizophrenia has discovered widespread hyperconnectivity in neural networks that span a number of key brain regions. The affected regions include those involved in… Read More
Brain-wave EEG Signature Robustly Predicted Antidepressant Response
Researchers have reported an important step forward in the search for objective biology-based markers on which to base treatment decisions for depression. Amit Etkin, M.D., Ph.D., and Madhukar… Read More
Researchers Test Feasibility of a Blood Test to Gauge PTSD Risk Immediately Following Trauma
New research suggests that a simple blood sample taken in the emergency room may enable doctors to predict if a recent trauma victim is likely to develop chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD… Read More
A Way of Predicting if New Psychosis Patients Will or Won’t Respond to Standard Treatment
“Trial and error” remains the basis for care of people who have recently been diagnosed with psychosis, and “poor outcomes are common,” say a team of researchers at the University of California,… Read More