Archives for July, 2007 - Page 3

Brain and Behavior

Treatment For Depressed Teens

A new European study finds that cognitive behavioral therapy in conjunction with antidepressants does not provide additional benefit to adolescent patients. The finding is contrary to National Institute for...
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Theater Aids Emotional Development

Researchers report high school theater programs can strengthen adolescent emotional skills. In a unique study, researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign conducted open-ended interviews and observations to gain...
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Bipolar May Shrink Brain

Researchers discover people with bipolar disorder — or manic depression — suffer from an accelerated shrinking of their brain. The study shows for the first time that bipolar disorder...
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TB Med Helps OCD

University of Minnesota researchers discovered a drug originally developed to fight tuberculosis may help people with obsessive-compulsive disorder make more progress in therapy sessions. Now they want to see...
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Natural Brain Chemical Manages Despair

Scientists have identified a brain chemical that appears to help animals cope with ‘behavioral despair’ caused by inescapable stress. Researchers studying the brains of mice identified a gene-regulating protein...
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