Do doctors still use electroconvulsive therapy?
Can Dietary Fat Boost Your Mood?
Despite what you may have heard, dietary fat isn’t all bad. On the contrary, some types of dietary fats, such as omega 3 fatty acids, can positively impact mood and have a protective effect against symptoms of mood disorders like depression.
Electroconvulsive Therapy: The Mystery of Mechanism
Electroconvulsive therapy is an effective treatment for some people with mental illness, but how does this so-called “shock therapy” affect the brain?
Depression and the Immune System
Can activity of the immune system explain the link between depression and autoimmune disorders?
When concussion symptoms stick around: the elusive post-concussion syndrome
What is post-concussion syndrome and what causes it? We’re still not sure.
Some people are sad that winter is here, but others have S.A.D.- Seasonal Affective Disorder
Psychedelics lead to long-lasting brain changes
These substances could prove to be potential therapies for mood and substance disorders.
Light at night may mess with your brain
A new study may help us understand how nighttime light exposure leads to behavior changes
Stress early in life can change how the brain reacts to more stress later
Yoga and the brain
Yoga and meditation may soon be used as interventions for clinical conditions such as depression