MRI and associated imaging techniques reveal that unipolar depression and bipolar depression show different neural abnormalities, researchers reported in JAMA Psychiatry.
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Exposure to sunshine over a short period may increase the risk of suicide but may also lower the risk over several months, suggests a new study from Austria.
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A federal appeals court upheld New Jersey's ban on counseling intended to change the sexual orientation of gay and lesbian children.
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Teenagers who use cannabis daily run a higher risk of becoming drug dependent, committing suicide, or trying other drugs and are less likely to succeed at their studies.
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MRI imaging and associated techniques indicate that unipolar depression and bipolar depression show different manifestations in neural regions supporting emotion processing.
Timothy Wilens MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, explains his three tips for practitioners who regularly prescribe stimulants to older adolescents, college age students, and individuals with histories of substance abuse. To view a transcript of the video, click here.
To fully understand the neurobiology of major depression, mental health professionals must adopt a perspective that considers interactions between the brain, the outside world, and the body, including the immune system.