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Neonatal Inflammation linked to Anxiety and Depression in Adolescence / Adulthood

Inflammation early in life is a vulnerability factor for emotional behavior at adolescence and for lipopolysaccharide-induced spatial memory and neurogenesis alteration at adulthood http://www.jneuroinflammation.com/content/11/1/155/abstract Abstract (provisional) – Full Paper at Link Background The postnatal period is a critical time window … Continue reading

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mGlu2 – A Molecular Signature – Stress, Anxiety, Depression and Autism ?

Research hints at why stress is more devastating for some http://newswire.rockefeller.edu Some people take stress in stride; others are done in by it. New research at Rockefeller University has identified the molecular mechanisms of this so-called stress gap in mice … Continue reading

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Autism – Anxiety and Depression in Parents – Severe Behaviours and Fathers as a protective factor

Risk and protective factors for symptoms of anxiety and depression in parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24950424 Abstract Abstract Objective: The severity of symptoms of anxiety and depression was evaluated in 102 parents of children with autism spectrum … Continue reading

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Anti Anxiety Drugs and Sleeping Pills – Increased Risk of Death

Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills linked to risk of death http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/anti-anxiety_drugs_and/ Anti-anxiety drugs and sleeping pills have been linked to an increased risk of death, according to new research from the University of Warwick. The large study, published in BMJ, … Continue reading

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Chronic Early Life Stress – Implications for Autism, Anxiety and Depression

Neurobiologists find chronic stress in early life causes anxiety, aggression in adulthood http://www.cshl.edu Cold Spring Harbor, NY — In recent years, behavioral neuroscientists have debated the meaning and significance of a plethora of independently conducted experiments seeking to establish the … Continue reading

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New Autism Treatment – Antianxiety Drugs

Low doses of antianxiety drugs rebalance the autistic brain www,cell.com New research in mice suggests that autism is characterized by reduced activity of inhibitory neurons and increased activity of excitatory neurons in the brain, but balance can be restored with … Continue reading

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Lateral Septum in Anxiety and implications for Autism.

Worry on the Brain http://www.caltech.edu/content/worry-brain written by Katie Neith CIT Media Release Caltech researchers pinpoint neural circuitry that promotes stress-induced anxiety According to the National Institute of Mental Health, over 18 percent of American adults suffer from anxiety disorders, characterized … Continue reading

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ASD and Anxiety – Children 7 – 15

Clinical characteristics of high-functioning youth with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24179485 Abstract AIM & METHODS: Clinical characteristics were examined in 108 high-functioning youth (children with a full IQ scale of at least 70) with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD; … Continue reading

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Early Life Pain and Later Stress / Anxiety Profile.

Research Finds Pain In Infancy Alters Response To Stress, Anxiety Later In Life http://news.gsu.edu/2013/10/29/research-finds-infants-pain-alters-response-to-stress-anxiety-later-in-life/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=research-finds-infants-pain-alters-response-to-stress-anxiety-later-in-life Early life pain alters neural circuits in the brain that regulate stress, suggesting pain experienced by infants who often do not receive analgesics while undergoing tests … Continue reading

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NMDA Receptor Antagonist – Treatment for Mood and Anxiety Disorders

 Glutamatergic Agents Show Promise for Mood, Anxiety Disorders http://www.ecnp.eu/ Oct. 6, 2013 — Glutamergic agents may one day be used as a novel treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, new research presented at the 26th ECNP Congress suggests. “Our results … Continue reading

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