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Is Mood related to serotonin…

A meta-analysis of serotonin studies, conducted at the University of Amsterdam, has shown that low serotonin does not act as a depressant because when it was lowered in healthy individuals […]

What Is…

CBT is based on the cognitive model of mental illness, initially developed by Beck (1964). In its simplest form, the cognitive model ‘hypothesises that people’s emotions and behaviours are influenced […]

The efficacy of psychodynamic psychotherapy?

Empirical evidence has supported the efficacy of psychodynamic therapy. For instance, patients who receive psychodynamic therapy maintain therapeutic gains and appear to continue to improve after treatment ends. Furthermore, non psychodynamic therapies may […]

Cognitive Rehabilitation for Multiple Sclerosis…

The presented review evaluates the effects of cognitive (neuropsychological) rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis. This was done by considering the effects of rehabilitation on cognitive test performance and everyday cognitive performance […]

Discovery of new inflammatory inhibitor…

A research team from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed an anti-inflammatory drug molecule with a new mechanism of action. By inhibiting a certain protein (such as TNF alpha), the […]

Guillain-Barré Syndrome…

A guide pertaining to Guillain-Barré syndrome – an uncommon illness causing weakness and loss of sensation. The guide is intended for patients who have been told that they have, or may have Guillain-Barré […]

Multiple Sclerois …

More than 100 years have passed since Charcot, Carswell, Cruveilheir, and others described the clinical and pathological characteristics of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MS is a chronic inflammatory and neurodegenerative disorder […]