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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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And other neuroscience news for the week of November 2, 2020.
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Understanding how the anesthetic and club drug works ushered in a paradigm shift for depression and mental health.
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For years, anecdotal reports suggested microdosing can improve mood and reduce depression and anxiety. Now, scientists are trying to figure out whether it’s all hype, a salve for our unhappiness, or something in between.
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As physicians attempt to identify mental illness, they face a diagnostic system that includes nearly 300 disorders. To improve the system, researchers look into genetics.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of February 10, 2020.
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Neuroscience research is advancing what we know about depression, and helping us develop treatments for it.
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