Study reveals how key proteins regulate the brain's response to stress in the hippocampus.
Early life adversity, coupled with overexpression of the FKBP5 protein, increase susceptibility for later neuropsychiatric disorders, a new mouse study reveals. The association is more pronounced in females.
Researchers report a steroid routinely given to reduce inflammation can alter the expression of a gene associated with fear extinction, preventing the formation of fear memories associated with PTSD.
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.