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2009-04-02 20:50:46

Women who had been depressed have different brain patterns than the never-depressed when hearing a mother's criticism, U.S.

2009-01-13 10:48:31

For the first time, scientists at Children's National Medical Center have successfully identified a key developmental program for the amygdala—the part of the limbic system that impacts how the brain creates emotional memories and responses.

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2009-01-02 10:45:00

A network of emotion-regulating brain regions implicated in the pathological worry that can grip patients with anxiety disorders may also be useful for predicting the benefits of treatment.

2008-12-25 22:23:10

There's a scientific reason why older people tend to see the past through rose-colored glasses, Canadian researchers suggest -- negative memories tend to fade. Study author Dr.

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2008-12-03 10:50:00

It is a well-known fact in drug trials that individuals can respond just as well to placebos, sugar pills, as to the active drug. On the other hand, it is difficult to explain why only certain people get better from placebos.

2008-11-19 09:10:00

Doctors are finding promising effects from a drug that could make stress disappear.

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2008-11-07 13:25:00

Abnormally aggressive teens may in fact take pleasure in causing pain in others, investigations using brain scans at the University of Chicago indicate.

2008-11-05 21:00:13

The brains of individuals with major depressive disorder appear to react more strongly when anticipating pain, U.S. researchers have found. Irina A.

2008-07-14 12:00:40

MILWAUKEE _ Anxious individuals may be hard-wired in childhood to be tense, nervous and prone to depression, new research suggests.


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dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.