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Tests for Autoantibodies in Brain Disease Raise Questions
Serum testing for NMDAR and other autoantibodies is fraught with pitfalls, and careful clinical consideration is important.
The Link Between Immune System Dysregulation and Schizophrenia
On the wide range of symptoms in schizophrenia, including alterations of the dopaminergic and/or glutamatergic systems, abnormal neurodevelopment, and the theory of immune system imbalance.
Available Compounds Tried in Bipolar Disorder
Several available agents in addition to methylene blue are being investigated for bipolar disorder and were in a in a recent review.
Custom-Made Neural Stem Cells
In this column, we explore how the judicious use of neural stem cells (NSCs) has led to a research Holy Grail: the creation of research-ready, patient-specific neurons.
Novel Treatment Avenues for Bipolar Depression
The evidence-based approach to bipolar depression symptoms includes treatment with lithium, conventional unimodal antidepressants, lamotrigine, or divalproex.
Dementia: A Focused Review
This article reviews the differences between dementia types and future directions.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Neurobiology, Psychology, and Public Health
In recent years, we have learned a great deal about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its public health implications. From 9/11 to Katrina and the present Iraq war, PTSD has been in the forefront of health concerns and public policy.
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