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New Class of Drugs Shows Promise for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

By inhibiting a previously untargeted nerve-cell receptor in the brain, researchers have discovered a new class of compounds that may be useful in the treatment of schizophrenia.

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Abstract shape of bone structure

One of the side effects of using antidepressant medications of the SSRI class (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) may be an increased risk of bone loss and fractures.

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Reliably Predicting Who is at Risk of Suicide

A Career Devoted to Identifying the Brain Biology Associated with Suicide

From The Quarterly, Fall 2014

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