Stress

Stress

Adult-Born Neurons Protect Against Chronic Stress

The birth of new neurons in the adult brain is important for resilience to chronic stress, researchers have found.

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Neuron Activity May Reveal Future Susceptibility to Depression

Chronic stress can cause some people to become depressed, potentially through stress-induced changes to certain neurons in reward-related regions in the brain such as the nucleus accumbens.

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Signaling Molecule Involved in Resilience to Stress

Some people are more resilient than others in the face of stress, and therefore generally at lower risk of developing mood and anxiety disorders.

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Maternal Stress on Offspring

Researchers have found that two hormones can modify the effects of maternal stress on a number of childhood behaviors, according to an article in Frontiers in Endocrinology

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