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Around the world, women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with depression.
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Stress alerts you to get out of danger but can cause damage when left unchecked.
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For those with PTSD, a stressor linked to a memory of a harrowing, traumatic event produces a grave sense of danger or fear — inducing a pronounced fight-or-flight response.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in August 2022.
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Fluctuating levels of estrogen during a period known as perimenopause can wreak havoc on the mental health of women in midlife.
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Cognitive behavioral therapy is proving to work well, but only for some patients.
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Working out buffs up the body — and perhaps the mind, too. New research is revealing how physical activity can reduce and even ward off depression, anxiety and other psychological ailments.
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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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Perspective taking can help us understand what it’s like to live with Huntington’s disease.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Light influences the brain more than you can imagine.
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The uncertainty of the pandemic’s end has caused stress, anxiety, and even depression.
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Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it.
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