Challenge to Treatment of Depression: Time of Onset to Clinical Response

Depression is a form of mood disorder.  The key behavioral feature expressed by  people who suffer from depression is a pervasive feeling of being unusually sad or down in the dumps for an extended period of time.  This in turn commonly results in a loss of interest or pleasure in nearly all activities. Additional features […]

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Common Barriers To The Successful Treatment Of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious and challenging psychiatric disorder to treat.  SPRI Clinical Trials of Brooklyn is one of many institutions actively engaged in Schizophrenia Research Studies New York City. Schizophrenia drug research tends to focus on two main areas:  a) finding a more effective drug than is already available to ameliorate the seminal behavioral symptoms […]

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Treatment Options: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that develops in some people as a reaction to exposure to an event involving actual or perceived great bodily harm or death. Examples of events that can lead to the development of PTSD include, but are not limited to the following: – Involvement in military […]

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Important New Observations Regarding Correlations Between Volume Changes Within a Specific Structure of the Brain and Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar 1 Disorder

Recently, an article published by a team of scientists headed by Dr. B. Cao out of the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston claims to be among the first to provide empirical evidence of specific volumetric changes within a structure in the brain known as the hippocampus and bipolar 1 disorder (B. Cao […]

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