Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: neurobiology

A Neuroscientist Evaluates the Standard Biological Model of Depression

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Current evidence does not support a biological hypothesis of depression. It is far better predicted by levels of childhood trauma, life stress, and lack of social supports.

“Getting to the Root Causes of Suffering”: An Interview with Patricia...

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Dr. Rush talks about the THEN Center and the links between childhood trauma, inequality, human development, and chronic illness.

Reimagining Healthcare

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The conventional Western classification systems of health conditions are based on flawed science shaped by reductionist, hierarchical, and profit-driven ideologies. THEN wants to create a new paradigm built upon principles drawn from systems science, the life course perspective, developmental neurobiology, and other evidence-informed studies.

Textbooks Provide Misleading Information on the Neurobiology of ADHD

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When it comes to ADHD, some researchers suggest that medical textbooks provide inaccurate and misleading information.

No Evidence for Brain Asymmetry in Depression

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A new study debunks the theory that depression is associated with brain asymmetry.

Researchers Fail to Replicate Evidence for “Biotypes” of Depression

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A new study casts doubt on whether such biotypes for depression exist.

No Brain Connectivity Differences Between Autism, ADHD, and “Typical Development”

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Neuroscience researchers find no differences in brain connectivity between children with diagnoses of autism, ADHD, and those with no diagnoses.

Mental Health Concerns Not “Brain Disorders,” Say Researchers

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The latest issue of the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences features several prominent researchers arguing that mental health concerns are not “brain disorders.”