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Medicalising, differentiating between major depressive and bipolar disorder.

Many patients with bipolar disorder, a debilitating mental condition that can take a person from the sluggishness of severe depression to super-human energy levels, are often misdiagnosed as having major … Continue Reading Medicalising, differentiating between major depressive and bipolar disorder.

Researchers link microglia activation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety and depression.

Brain inflammation caused by chronic nerve pain alters activity in regions that regulate mood and motivation, suggesting for the first time that a direct biophysical link exists between long-term pain … Continue Reading Researchers link microglia activation triggered by chronic pain to anxiety and depression.