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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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Ryan Tomm supports his Indigenous Canadian community through research and outreach.
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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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And other neuroscience news in October 2021.
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Mice born without this small group of neurons don’t find touch rewarding and become more sensitive to the negative effects of stress.
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Amid decades of growing antidepressant use, the drugs are showing up in aquatic environments. Even vanishingly small concentrations of these drugs can change fish’s brains and alter their behavior.
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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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The uncertainty of the pandemic’s end has caused stress, anxiety, and even depression.
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For many people, the winter poses an onslaught of a seasonal depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of December 7, 2020.
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Basic research in mice turned into a “Eureka!” moment in the lab of Jamie Maguire.
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