Different regions of our brain need to work simultaneously in order for us to process emotion. But according to new research, such regions are disconnected among individuals who experience multiple episodes of major depression. Read the News
Scientists studying people with depression say brain scans could be used to predict who is most likely to relapse, an approach that could help doctors make better decisions about who should stay on antidepressants and who should stop. Read the News
From The New York Times, a great update on the science and biology of depression. Read the News
A new brain imaging study may help explain
From The New York Times, how meditating fundamentally changes the chemistry in our heads. Read the News
MRI brain scans of depressed individuals revealed decreased connectivity between several key regions of the brain responsible for emotional behavior, learning, memory and decision making. Read the Story.