Biological Psychiatry

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Name: Biological Psychiatry
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

United States : Smoking and Schizophrenia Linked by Alterations in Brain Nicotine Signals

Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking. A growing body of research suggests that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems, in part, from an effort by patients to use nicotine to self-medicate ... [Published HighBeam Research - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Smoking linked with schizophrenia

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) There is a close association between schizophrenia and increased rates of tobacco smoking. The relationship between them stems, in part, from an effort by patients to use nicotine ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dyslexic Patients Shown to Have Disordered Network Connections in the Brain

Scientists conducted a whole-brain functional connectivity analysis of dyslexia using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), and revealed how brain activity is disordered in dyslexic patients.Dyslexia is a neurologic reading disability that occurs ... [Published MedImaging.net - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

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Sapolsky (1996) cited a study of Vietnam veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Biological Psychiatry by Gurvits, Pitman, et al. (in press as of Sapolsky's article) that found, among the approximately half who were secreting abnormal amounts ... [Published Student Village - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Smoking and Schizophrenia Linked by Alterations in Brain Nicotine Signals

Reports newstudy in Biological PsychiatryPhiladelphia, PA, September 16, 2014Schizophrenia is associatedwith increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking.  A growing body of research suggests that therelationship between schizophrenia and smoking ... [Published Elsevier - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

Is the pattern of brain folding a 'fingerprint' for schizophrenia?

Anyone who has seen pictures or models of the human brain is aware that the outside layer, or cortex, of the brain is folded in an intricate pattern of "hills", called gyri, and "valleys", called sulci.It turns out that the patterns of cortical folding ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Stuck in Neutral: Brain Defect Traps Schizophrenics in Twilight Zone

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health -- People with schizophrenia struggle to turn goals into actions because brain structures governing desire and emotion are less active and fail to pass goal-directed messages to cortical regions ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Resting State Brain Imaging Points to Differences in Early- and Late-Stage Schizophrenia

GREAT NECK, NY -- The following information was released by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD):Once someone becomes ill with schizophrenia, does the brain remain in a steady state, processing information in the ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Zapping addiction with magnetism

A machine that pulses deep regions of the brain with magnetic current may help heavy smokers quit their habit, according to a Times of Israel story citing an Israeli study.In the study, which experts said was the most rigorous test of the technology to ... [Published Tobacco Reporter - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 4 reports

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia

FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that people with dyslexia have disrupted network connections in their brains.Dyslexia -- the most commonly diagnosed learning disorder in the United States -- causes problems with reading ... [Published Health Finder - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Study reveals roots of alcohol dependence

A new study has provided researchers with deeper insight into the cellular mechanism linked with alcohol dependence.This signaling pathway has been regulated by a gene, called neurofibromatosis type 1 (Nf1), which The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) ... [Published DNA India - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Changing Memories to Treat PTSD

Before he lost the ability to sleep through the night; before the panic attacks started; before he drove his truck over an improvised explosive device, leaving him with traumatic brain injury ; before a second roadside bomb did the same thing a few weeks ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 27 2014]

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"We found that lower nicotinic-acetylcholine receptor availability in smokers with schizophrenia is associated with worse negative symptoms and worse performance on tests of executive function" explained Irina Esterlis, an assistant professor at Yale University
First author and Assistant Professor Dr. Irina Esterlis details their findings, "We found a blunted effect of tobacco smoking on the β2*-nAChR system in individuals with schizophrenia. Furthermore, we found that lower receptor availability of β2*-nAChRs in smokers with schizophrenia is associated with worse negative symptoms and worse performance on tests of executive function."
The article is "In Vivo Evidence for β2 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor"
...(in press as of Sapolsky's article) that found, among the approximately half who were secreting abnormal amounts of GCs, "significant 22 and 26% reductions  michael kors outlet  in volumes of the right and left hippocampi, respectively" (Sapolsky, p. 749)

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United States : Smoking and Schizophrenia Linke... [Published HighBeam Research - 18 hours ago]
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Smoking linked with schizophrenia [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 17 2014]
Dyslexic Patients Shown to Have Disordered Netw... [Published MedImaging.net - Sep 17 2014]
Smoking, schizophrenia linked by alterations in... [Published Science Daily - Sep 16 2014]
Smoking and Schizophrenia Linked by Alterations... [Published Elsevier - Sep 16 2014]
Smoking and Schizophrenia Linked by Alterations... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 16 2014]
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Fractal Gait Patterns Are Retained after Entrai... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 15 2014]
Brain Development in Schizophrenia Strays from ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 15 2014]
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New study measures neurodevelopment in schizoph... [Published News-Medical.Net - Sep 15 2014]
Brain Development in Schizophrenia Strays from ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
Is the pattern of brain folding a 'fingerprint'... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 11 2014]
Is The Pattern Of Brain Folding A “Fingerprint”... [Published Justmeans - Sep 11 2014]
Is the pattern of brain folding A 'fingerprint'... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 11 2014]
Is The Pattern Of Brain Folding A “Fingerprint”... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 11 2014]
Stuck in Neutral: Brain Defect Traps Schizophre... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 09 2014]
Pregabalin: A Review of its Use in Adults with ... [Published Doctors Guide - Sep 05 2014]
Resting State Brain Imaging Points to Differenc... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 04 2014]
Suicide Prevention: Fundamental Considerations [Published Psychiatric Times - Sep 04 2014]
Effects of Stimulants on Growth for Kids with ADD [Published BellaOnline - Sep 04 2014]
Even "Forgotten" Trauma May Trigger Ptsd Sympto... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 02 2014]
Ecstasy as a Social Drug: How MDMA Affects Emot... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Sep 02 2014]
Zapping addiction with magnetism [Published Tobacco Reporter - Sep 01 2014]
Zapping brain may cure heavy smokers, study finds [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 31 2014]
New findings into an alcohol dependence gene [Published Digital Journal - Aug 30 2014]
Stressed? Put Down That Burger [Published Xpat Athens - Aug 30 2014]
Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those ... [Published Health Finder - Aug 29 2014]
Stressed Women Burn Fewer Comfort Food Calories [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 29 2014]
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Smoking and Schizophrenia Linked by Alterations... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 16 2014]
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, September 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking.  A growing body of research suggests that ...
Brain Development in Schizophrenia Strays from ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, September 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Schizophrenia is generally considered to be a disorder of brain development and  shares many risk factors, both genetic and ...
Is The Pattern Of Brain Folding A “Fingerprint”... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 11 2014]
Findings from a new study in Biological Psychiatry SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, September 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Anyone who has seen pictures or models of the human brain is aware that the outside layer, or cortex, of the brain ...
Dyslexic Readers Have Disrupted Network Connect... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 28 2014]
A new study in Biological Psychiatry maps the circuitry of dyslexia SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, August 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Dyslexia, the most commonly diagnosed learning disability in the United States, is a neurological reading ...
PTSD can develop even without memory of the tra... [Published UCLA Newsroom - Aug 14 2014]
Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder can develop in adults even with no explicit memory of an early childhood trauma, UCLA psychologists report Aug. 15 in the journal Biological Psychiatry. ...
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