When elevated levels of neuregulin-1, a gene associated with schizophrenia, are returned to normal, the symptoms of the illness disappear.
The alteration of the TTC9B and HP1BP3 genes, detected by a blood test during pregnancy, predicted the onset of postpartum depression with 85% accuracy in a small study.
New research suggests military personnel who suffer more than one mild TBI face a significantly higher risk of suicide.
Researchers discover individuals can successfully try to get happy with the aid of upbeat, cheery music.
Researchers discover a connection between the quantity of CB1 cannabinoid receptors in the brain and PTSD.
A new study points to a correlation between suicide rates and environmental pollution caused by emissions from coal-fired electricity plants in North Carolina.
Researchers discover evidence of altered circadian rhythms and disrupted brain gene orchestration in patients with major depression.
Anti-Smoking Ads with Strong Arguments, Not Flashy Editing, Trigger Part of Brain That Changes Behavior
Researchers discovered a part of the brain involved in future behavioral changes, the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, had greater activation when smokers were exposed to anti-smoking messages with stronger arguments as opposed to weaker arguments.
A new brain tissue study has shown gene expression in bipolar patients treated with antipsychotic medications is similar to the expression in subjects with no history of bipolar disorder.