Findings about how early life social stress affect brain connections in mice may have implications for treating human psychiatric illnesses.
A new study reports that a single stressful event may cause long term consequences in the brain.
Researchers report immune cells in the spleen can contribute to chronic anxiety following psychological stress.
Researchers discover elevated levels of TG2 in the prefrontal cortex of people who committed suicide.
MRI scans show hippocampal shrinkage during periods of chronic stress in rats, a new study reports.
A new study reveals a link between a vulnerability to depression and noradrenergic neurons.
According to a new study, chronic stress and anxiety can lead to an increased risk for depression and even Alzheimer's disease.
Brief periods of brain plasticity can provide opportunities to recover from stress disorders, researchers report.
A new study reports that serotonin promotes the consolidation of traumatic memories following stress events. Additionally, SSRI medications which are commonly prescribed for PTSD may make the condition worse by enhancing the effects of serotonin.