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Examining an Animal Model of Depression with Recurrent Depression-like Episodes
Depression is a complex psychiatric disorder. It is recognized as a cyclical disease with multiple episode relapses. Many preclinical animal models have been utilized to study the behavioral and neurobiological characteristics ...
Antidepressant-like Effects of Peripheral Reelin Administration in a Preclinical Model of Depression
Depression is a serious psychiatric disorder characterized by a range of debilitating symptoms. Long-term exposure to stress is a significant risk factor for the onset and maintenance of depression. Rats exposed to repeated ...
Examining reelin expression and neural plasticity in animal models of depression
Stress is an important risk factor for the development of depression, but little is known about the neurobiological mechanisms by which stress might promote depressive symptomatology. The hippocampus and amygdala are ...
Making meaning of media messages: How women interact with the messages in direct-to-consumer antidepressant advertisements
Television is a medium through which dominant cultural ideologies about health and illness circulate. Direct-to-consumer (DTC) drug advertisements, such as those for antidepressants, communicate a distinct image of illness ...
Examining the effects of a Daily Writing Intervention on Perceived Social Support and Depressive Symptoms
Clinical depression is an illness that affects millions of people worldwide (Kessler et al., 2003; Weissman et al., 1996). It accounts for a large portion of health burden worldwide and greatly impacts the lives of many ...