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Scientists discover a novel opiate addiction switch in the brain

Opiate addiction is largely controlled by the formation of powerful reward memories.

Neuroscientists at Western University (London, Canada) have made a remarkable new discovery revealing the underlying molecular process by which opiate addiction develops in the brain. 234 more words


Boosting self-esteem prevents health problems for seniors

If an individual’s self-esteem decreased, the stress hormone cortisol increased

The importance of boosting self-esteem is normally associated with the trials and tribulations of adolescence. But new research from Concordia University shows that it’s even more important for older adults to maintain and improve upon those confidence levels as they enter their twilight years. 152 more words


Quick test can help spot depressed teenagers, nursing researcher finds

 A simple paper test called a CES-DC would be a reliable, quick way of determining Depression in Teenagers.

A few minutes spent filling out a widely accepted mental health assessment in a health care provider’s waiting room could make a big difference for some teenagers suffering from depression, according to new study from a nursing researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington. 223 more words


Neurofeedback tunes key brain networks, improving well-being in PTSD

Pioneering research conducted at Western University points to a promising avenue for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): utilising neurofeedback training to alter the plasticity of brain networks linked to the condition. 261 more words


Brain Injury: Methods and Treatment Part Three

The Relationship Between Nutrition and Brain Injury

Over the past decade, it has become nearly impossible to pick up a newspaper, journal, or magazine that doesn’t include the effects foods have on our hearts, bodies, and brains. 201 more words


Brain Injury: Methods and Treatments Part One

Regain your life again after a brain injury:

This post will be the first of a five-part series relating to methods and treatments to help you regain your life again after a  190 more words


Psychiatric Times - EEG Neurofeedback for Treating Psychiatric Disorders

Neurofeedback, also called electroencephalogram (EEG) biofeedback or neurotherapy, is an adjunctive treatment used for psychiatric conditions such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, phobic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, depression and affective disorders, autism, and addictive disorders (Moore, 2000; Rosenfeld, 2000; Trudeau, 2000). 161 more words