Clinical Trial Compared Different Forms of Exposure and Drug Therapy in Combat Veterans with PTSD
After analyzing data compiled in a clinical trial conducted over 7 years with Iraq and Afghanistan combat veterans diagnosed with PTSD, a research team reports progress in efforts to match specific… Read More
Study Reveals How Gene Regulation Helps Determine Brain Development, Shedding Light on Neurodevelopmental Disorders
One thing that has clearly emerged from contemporary brain research is the link between mental health and processes that occur while the brain is developing, prior to birth. Read More
Analysis of Gene-Expression Profiles in Suicide Implicates 5 Genes and Several Biological Mechanisms
Two of the most important goals in suicide research are developing methods of predicting individual risk and identifying measures that might contribute to prevention. Read More
Important New Research on Schizophrenia Genetics Provides Strongest Evidence to Date of Problems at the Brain’s Synapses
With the publication of two papers in the journal Nature, hundreds of scientists, including dozens who have received BBRF grants or who are BBRF Scientific Council members, have provided the most… Read More
Risk of Anxiety Disorder Is Greater in Children Whose Same-Sex Parent Has an Anxiety Disorder, Study Finds
For years, the data have been clear: the strongest known risk factor for developing anxiety disorder is having a parent with an anxiety disorder.  Having two parents with anxiety increases risk… Read More