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I am an 19 year old Psychology undergraduate student from Bangor university. My main interests are in the causes and treatments of Neurosis, especially Depression and Anxiety
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The Chemical Imbalance Theory of Depression: still promoted but still unfounded

The Chemical Imbalance Theory of Depression:  still promoted but still unfounded | Neurosis | Scoop.it
A long overdue debate is raging about the chemical imbalance theory of depression. Having been deluged with this idea for two decades now, the general public has come to believe that it is a scient...
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This would help explain why cognitive models of depression are still supported depite the reliance on antidepressents by the NHS to treat dpepprision

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Does Light Therapy For Depression Work?

Does Light Therapy For Depression Work? | Neurosis | Scoop.it
You might also likeOther sitesPowerful Self-Help Techniques for DepressionAn Alternative Approach to Coping with DepressionHow to Use A Light-Box to Fight Depression | KaiserFoundation.ca4 Effective Seasonal Affective Disorder Treatment Options | ...
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Effective Interventions For Depression

Effective Interventions For Depression | Neurosis | Scoop.it

"Depression can be a serious mental illness. The good news is that it can be treated, and there are various treatment plans and effective interventions for this. In this article, you'll find out more about the many types of interventions for depression..."


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Immune cells outside brain may regulate vulnerability to depression

Immune cells outside brain may regulate vulnerability to depression | Neurosis | Scoop.it
A new study shows that immune cells outside the brain may regulate propensity to develop depression. Depression is a chronic disorder with a devastating impact on the quality of life, health and life expectancy of those who suffer from the disorder.
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BMC Psychiatry | Full text | Factors associated with chronic pain in patients with bipolar depression: a cross-sectional study

While pain is frequently associated with unipolar depression, few studies have investigated the link between pain and bipolar depression.
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Social Anxiety and the End-of-Year Review | Dr. Russ' Blog

Social Anxiety and the End-of-Year Review | Dr. Russ' Blog | Neurosis | Scoop.it
The End-of-Year Reminiscing so popular in our culture may not be the best idea for the socially anxious. Take a quick test to find out.
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Anxiety About Certain Things Can Be Hereditary

Anxiety About Certain Things Can Be Hereditary | Neurosis | Scoop.it
Through epigenetics, our parents' lives could influence our memories.
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Researchers try to find ways to intervene early in teenage depression

Researchers try to find ways to intervene early in teenage depression | Neurosis | Scoop.it
It's a recurring subplot in teen movies from
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Mood Gene: What Makes Some People Prone to Depression - LiveScience.com

Mood Gene: What Makes Some People Prone to Depression - LiveScience.com | Neurosis | Scoop.it
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Mood Gene: What Makes Some People Prone to Depression
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Why do some people sail through life's difficulties, while others get mired in depression?
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This would also help explain the positive correlation between anxiety and depression, through the  brains increased sensitivity to psychological stress. something which has been shown to increase the chances of developing one of these conditions.

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Can Your Brain Really Be Retrained?

Can Your Brain Really Be Retrained? | Neurosis | Scoop.it
Yes say the creators of videogames like Atentiv and CogCubed which aim to combat the effects of ADD and ADHD. Will parents patients and the FDA agree?

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New neurofeedback based attention strengthening games for AD(H)D.

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Stigmatizing depression a dangerous trend: Andrew Solomon

Stigmatizing depression a dangerous trend: Andrew Solomon | Neurosis | Scoop.it
Journalist and author Andrew Solomon is a vocal advocate for people suffering from depression, calling for more progressive attitudes about the disease so that those suffering from it can feel comfortable getting the help they need.
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Air Pollution and Psychological Distress During Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Behavior Problems - The Almagest

Air Pollution and Psychological Distress During Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Behavior Problems - The Almagest | Neurosis | Scoop.it
Combination of physical and psychosocial stressors during fetal development magnifies the effect of each exposure Maternal psychological distress combined with exposure to air pollution during pregnancy have an adverse impact on the child’s...
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Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all

Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all | Neurosis | Scoop.it
New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs
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Deerfield Physician refines depression treatments, offering an alternative to pills

Deerfield Physician refines depression treatments, offering an alternative to pills | Neurosis | Scoop.it
DEERFIELD, IL, DECEMBER 15, 2013 – “THE NEUROSCIENCE CENTER
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Depression Is Associated With Transformation of Episodic to Chronic Migraine : Neurology Reviews

Neurology Reviews covers innovative and emerging news in neurology and neuroscience every month, with a focus on practical approaches to treating Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, headache, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, and other...
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Depression during pregnancy linked to brain changes in babies - CBS News

Depression during pregnancy linked to brain changes in babies - CBS News | Neurosis | Scoop.it
Researchers found brain structure responsible for emotion had less connectivity in babies of depressed moms, which may increase their mental illness risk
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