For the first time, UNC neuroscientist Garret Stuber, PhD, imaged activity patterns of individual brain cells in freely moving mice to link specific basic behaviors to particular neurons.
UNC researchers find that the bigger the differences in brain activity related to emotion regulation, the more severe the autism. Gabriel Dichter, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and psychology was the paper's senior author.
Postpartum depression (PPD) may have a diverse clinical presentation and this has critical implications for diagnosis, treatment and understanding the underlying biology of the illness, a new study finds.
When law enforcement officers are called to help with a mentally ill person, sometimes the results are tragic. The new WRAL Documentary “A Call for Help” examines one family’s story and why interactions between law enforcement and the mentally ill are increasing in North Carolina. John Gilmore, MD, was interviewed for the documentary, which airs Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.
Genes, pathways identified could inform new approaches to treatment
Study highlights need to focus not only on PTSD for understanding violence in veterans
Catherine Forneris, PhD, ABPP, professor of psychiatry, received this annual award from North Carolina Psychological Association. The award honors a psychologist for outstanding contributions to psychology in North Carolina over a number of years.
The finding shows that certain parts of brain cells could play a critical role in anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and obesity. Garret Stuber, PhD, is the senior study author.