Stress

Stress

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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Researchers Track Gene Alterations in Brain Area Perturbed by Stress

Acute stress can increase the presence of a key DNA modification called 5hmC throughout a portion of the brain called the hippocampus, vital in memory and learning, according to a study published in November 2015 in the journal

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