Depression: More Common Than People Think

Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders.  You don’t need formal statistics to know this.  You are surrounded by it and reminded of its impact on society on a daily basis.  All you need to do is read a newspaper, turn on your television or listen to the radio to get a sense […]

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The Collateral Victims of Alzheimer’s Disease

Much of what the average individual hears and reads about Alzheimer’s disease in the media tends to focus on the effects this devastating disease has on those who have contracted the disease…  How it impacts them, the drugs that are currently available to help control the behavioral changes and/or combat memory loss, and the research […]

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Dealing With PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD has become a term that is well recognized by most people, even if they are not personally affected by this disorder or know someone who is.  The term PTSD is used to describe the reactions and behaviors of a certain percentage of people who have experienced some form of very […]

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Do You Think You May Be Experiencing Problems With Your Memory?

If you ask almost anyone over the age of 50 about their memory, they will likely admit that they suspect that their ability to learn and remember things is not as good as it was when they were much younger.  As a quasi senior citizen myself, I have first-hand knowledge of this and can definitely […]

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The Critical Role Clinical Drug Research Studies Play in Advancing New Drugs To Market

SPRI Clinical Trials is a medical research facility that specializes in the conduct of Clinical Trials NYC.  Because of their long history of reliably and successfully conducting quality research studies, pharmaceutical companies consistently invite them to partner with them to help them demonstrate the effectiveness or safety of drugs they are in the process of […]

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Update: Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis affecting an estimated 20+ million people within the United States. It is a chronic degenerative joint condition that results from the progressive breakdown and deterioration of cartilage and underlying bone within affected joints. While osteoarthritis can develop in any joint, the most common areas where osteoarthritis develops […]

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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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