Characteristic differences in brain structure could be associated with life-course-persistent antisocial behavior, according to a study comparing brain scans of short- and long-term offenders.
A machine-learning algorithm may be able to predict individual treatment response to sertraline, a commonly prescribed antidepressant medication.
Esketamine (Spravato®) has received a draft guidance from NICE recommending against the use of the formulation for treatment-resistant depression amid concerns regarding its clinical and cost–effectiveness.
Researchers have discovered that alterations in the gut microbiome of rats recovering from spinal cord injury could be associated with their mental health. This provides a lead to potentially treating mental health issues related to spinal cord injuries with bacteriotherapy.
Researchers have identified a new fear pathway between the auditory cortex and the lateral amygdala in mice that may aid further research into fear-related conditions such as anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
In this World Mental Health Day editorial, Dani Beck provides us with an overview of what the day entails and what general knowledge people should be aware of, as well as a focus on mental health issues in the realm of academia.
Analysis of large Danish and American datasets suggests that poor air quality may increase the prevalence of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
At the BNA Festival of Neuroscience, we had the pleasure of speaking with Barry Everitt about his talk on ‘Addiction: a compulsive interplay between drugs, cues and habits’.
Researchers have identified that the N-terminal fragment of galanin is involved in promoting anhedonia and could therefore be a potential therapeutic target for the treatment of depression.
Neuroimaging studies may help researchers understand how connections break down in different psychiatric conditions, which may improve our understanding of these disorders.