A new study links substance use disorder to specific personality traits and certain psychological disorders. Researchers found those who scored high for the personality trait of neuroticism and those with depression and anxiety were at greater risk of SUD.
The developmental onset of puberty is dependent upon the TBX3 gene, a new study reports. Researchers also found puberty onset is linked to neural differentiation during the development of the hypothalamus.
Study reveals the mechanism of the nucleus accumbens for mediating reward and aversion.
People with schizophrenia and social anhedonia exhibit altered neural processing for social reward processing, leading to impaired social interaction and social dysfunction.
Using a Brief Negative Symptom Scale (BNSS) to assess negative symptoms of schizophrenia may bridge the gap between clinical interviews and a patient's self-reported measure of symptoms.
Researchers found a positive correlation between glioblastoma cell proliferation and lactate metabolic indicators. Based on this observation, the researchers developed a biomimetic formulation using targeted delivery agents for lactate metabolism-based synergistic therapy against glioblastoma brain cancer.
Researchers have resolved the structures of all 12 serotonin receptor subtypes.
People who display high schizotypal traits are more likely to perceive effort-reward imbalance. Researchers found a link between effort-reward imbalance and reduced gray matter volume, and altered resting-state functional connectivity in those with schizotypal traits.
Amotivation and anhedonia rather than expressive dysfunction play a critical role in determining social functioning in those with schizophrenia.