Brain Stimulation for Depressive Symptoms…

A new research study by researchers at the University of California San Francisco has found patients with moderate to severe depression reported significant improvements in mood when researchers precisely stimulated a brain region, namely, the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC). The direct electrical stimulation of the affected regions of the brain has previously proven to be an... Continue Reading →

Three Shades of Depression…

Researchers from the Neural Computational Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University in collaboration with their colleagues at Nara Institute of Science and Technology and clinicians at Hiroshima University have for the first time identified three sub-types of depression. Of the three sub-types of depression, one appeared to be untreatable by... Continue Reading →

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 as well as on depression, fatigue, personality/ behaviour disturbances, anxiety, and quality of life. Link to review: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation for MS

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