Patients & Caregivers
Grief vs. DepressionPsychiatry Grapples with Defining the Lines Between ‘Typical’ Grieving, ‘Complicated’ Grief, and Clinical Depression
The interrelationships between grief and depression are multifaceted–they share common features and can co-occur. How do we differentiate between these similar but different mental states?
Motivational Disorders in Brain Conditions
People with a variety of disorders, from neurological to psychiatric, share troubles with motivation, especially apathy and impulsivity. Scientists described how they are connecting the dots between symptoms and brain mechanisms during the BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience.
Parsing the Puzzle of Parkinson’s GeneticsRecent Findings Reveal Autophagy Malfunction as Common Pathway; Suggest a Roadmap for Early Diagnosis and Intervention
Research into the heritability of Parkinson’s has uncovered novel pathways that could help explain the progressive neuronal degeneration associated with the disease.