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News tag: clinical depression


Brain scans help therapists predict responses to talk therapy

5 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Brain scans can help mental health experts predict how patients with clinical depression will benefit from a specific type of talk therapy. The study conducted at UNC School of Medicine is the first using the resting-state functional brain connectivity MRI technique to isolate differences in how brain is wired, potentially…


Inflammation in the brain may cause severe depression

30 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Inflammation in the brain has been linked to severe clinical depression, new research found. The research was conducted at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health’s (CAMH) Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute in Toronto, Canada. Researchers examined brain scans of 20 patients with clinical depression and compared the results with…


Manner of walking influences our mood, study finds

16 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Our mood certainly affects the way we walk, and the reverse is true. The way we walk reflects whether a person is happy or sad, a new research claims. According to the study, people who were asked to walk carrying a more depressed style – arms slowly moving and shoulders…