Researchers discover a gene which may reveal how well a person is likely to respond to SSRI antidepressants.
Researchers discover certain symptoms of schizophrenia could arise from uncontrolled activation of neurons which help build memories during rest periods.
A new study reports the lateral habenula, an area of the brain linked to depression, plays a crucial role in decision making.
Using neuroimaging technology to measure the size and connectivity of the amygdala allows researchers to predict the degree of anxiety a young child experiences in daily life, a new study reports.
Researchers develop a novel system to image worm brain activity. The new technology makes it possible for researchers to study the neural circuitry and genetics associated with animal behavior.
Researchers have clinically validated a new method to predict the time it takes to enter full-time care in nursing homes or death for patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
Infants who do not receive analgesics while undergoing treatment and tests in neonatal intensive care could have permanently altered future responses to anxiety, pain and stress in adulthood, a new study reports.
Drugs that block dopamine D4 receptors have been used to reduce behaviors associated with compulsive gambling in rat models, a new study reports.
Topiramate, a drug used to treat migraine headaches and epilepsy, could also help treat cocaine addiction, a new study reports.
A new study confirms both OCD and TS are highly heritable. The research also reveals major differences between the underlying genetic makeup of both disorders.