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Why Can’t You Get A Good Night’s Sleep in Unfamiliar Surroundings?

Sleep is a vital function that allows your mind and body to recharge which eventually leaves you refreshed and alert by the time you wake up. It is also important that your body gets a healthy amount of sleep, this helps with your immunity and brain function. People who do not have good sleeping habits …

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A key symptom of depression is anhedonia, typically defined as the loss of ability to experience pleasure. It is a core feature of depression, but it is also one of the most treatment-resistant symptoms. Using ketomine, researchers found over-activity in the brain blunting reward seeking

Marmoset study gives insights into loss of pleasure in depression ‘Anhedonia’ (the loss of pleasure) is one of the key symptoms of depression. An important component of this symptom is an inability to feel excitement in anticipation of events; however the brain mechanisms underlying this phenomenon are poorly understood. Now, in a study involving marmosets, …

A key symptom of depression is anhedonia, typically defined as the loss of ability to experience pleasure. It is a core feature of depression, but it is also one of the most treatment-resistant symptoms. Using ketomine, researchers found over-activity in the brain blunting reward seeking Read More »

Depression actually alters vision, making the world appear far more dull and monochrome. This is due to lower Retinal activity in comparison to someone that doesn’t suffer from Depression.

How depression makes the world seem gray, from the Harvard Mental Health Letter Depression is often referred to as “the blues.” New research suggests it should actually be called “the grays.” To someone who is depressed, the world can seem flat or dull. This was long thought to be purely psychological. It turns out, though, …

Depression actually alters vision, making the world appear far more dull and monochrome. This is due to lower Retinal activity in comparison to someone that doesn’t suffer from Depression. Read More »