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Metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 3 gates acute stress-induced dysregulation of amygdalo-cortical function.
Stress can precipitate or worsen symptoms of many psychiatric disorders by dysregulating glutamatergic function within the prefrontal cortex (PFC). Previous studies suggest that antagonists of group II metabotropic glutamate...
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A longitudinal study on anxiety, depressive and adjustment disorder, suicide ideation and symptoms of emotional distress in patients with cancer undergoing radiotherapy.
The aim of this study is to evaluate the presence of anxiety, depressive and adjustment disorders, suicide ideation, and symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients with cancer...
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It has been postulated that stress is part of the etiological process of Parkinson's disease (PD).
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I’m a retired radiologist, and I keep myself busy with hill-walking, fishing and medical journalism/blogging, but mostly I’m a provider of free healthcare for my grandchildren. I am also accredited by the British Humanist Association to officiate at non-religious funerals: http... Read more
Bob Bury muses on the state of modern mental healthcare. Instead of asylums, patients are now part of the community. But what of those who fall through the cracks? How can GPs help patients who need emergency mental health care? Can we learn anything from the methods of the past? Are three letter acronyms helpful? Examining the politics and hurdles of the UK's modern Community Mental Health provision, Bob Bury questions what UK healthcare professionals can do better and how things should change.