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Increasing GABA could provide antidepressant effects

As part of a study led by Penn State researchers, researchers found that increasing the neurotransmitter GABA can have antidepressant effects in mice. The results were published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. Scientists

Psychopathy increases violence among intimate partners

Individuals with greater degrees of psychopathic tendencies will attack their companions than non-psychopaths. They’re also more likely to consume and even abuse alcohol, a new study suggests. The research, initiated at UBC University,

MRI study reveals brain disruption in children with PTSD

A new study was published in the journal Radiology, giving post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) sufferers a new insight into the debilitating anxiety disorder. According to researchers, after reviewing MRI scans they noticed how children with PTSD have

Schizophrenia associated with excessive tobacco smoking

Researchers are strengthening the association between patients suffering from schizophrenia and heavy usage of tobacco. Smoking tobacco is a real problem for schizophrenics and can drastically decrease life expectancy, said Stéphane Potvin, one

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