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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Examining the Antidepressant Potential of TNF-alpha and Reelin on Associated Behavioural and Neurobiological Markers in a Preclinical Model of Depression
Depression is a debilitating psychiatric disorder affecting approximately 10% of the world’s population. Cognitive dysfunction is an often ignored aspect of depression, and predicts patient response to antidepressants. ...
EXPLAINING DEPRESSION: A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS’ AND NEUROSCIENTISTS’ ACCOUNTS OF EXPLANATORY MODELS AND THE CHEMICAL IMBALANCE HYPOTHESIS OF DEPRESSION
The etiological explanations for depression, along with the received views of the way the brain and body function, have shifted from an excess of black bile to impaired neuroplasticity and neuroimmune functions. A common ...