Scientists genetically engineer mice that display behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder
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  September 24, 2017  
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 Scientists genetically engineer mice that display behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorderScientists genetically engineer mice that display behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder
 
Johns Hopkins researchers report they have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the abnormal behaviors the rodents show can be reversed using well-established drug treatments for bipolar disorder, such as lithium.
 
 
 Generalized Anxiety Disorder ComorbiditiesGeneralized Anxiety Disorder Comorbidities
 
To feel anxious at times is normal, and all people experience it now and then. However, showing extreme, unreasonable, and constant anxiousness and fear about things is a psychiatric illness, medically termed as an anxiety disorder.
 
   Research confirms smartphone apps as effective treatment option for depressionResearch confirms smartphone apps as effective treatment option for depression
 
New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people around the world diagnosed with this condition.
 
   Reward center of the brain peaks in the morning and evening, study findsReward center of the brain peaks in the morning and evening, study finds
 
A new study conducted at the Swinburne’s Centre for Mental Health suggests that the reward center of the brain works differently across the day, with it’s peak being in the morning and evening.
 
 Genetics of circadian rhythms found to have effect on migraine
 
Genetics of circadian rhythms found to have effect on migrainePeople with a specific variation in the CLOCK gene have more migraines under financial stress. This work, the first time that the genetics of circadian rhythms has been shown to have an effect on migraine, is presented at the ECNP conference in Paris.
 
 
 Scientists propose new theory that ADHD may be linked to lack of regular circadian sleep
 
Scientists propose new theory that ADHD may be linked to lack of regular circadian sleepAround 75% of children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) also have sleep problems, but until now these have been thought to be separate issues.