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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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A number of different theories have been proposed to explain 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.

Several available agents in addition to methylene blue are being investigated for bipolar disorder and were in a in a recent review.

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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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