Archive: March 2015

Why is stress more devastating for some?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Research | No Comments

Researchers at Rockefeller University have found differences in stress tolerance among mice that may correspond to the mGlu2 molecule. They divided the mice into two groups, those with a healthy amount of the molecule, and those without, and then deliberately stressed them in their cages. The mice that had less of this molecule exhibited the […]

Psychodynamic psychotherapy for Depression

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in News | No Comments
Psychodynamic psychotherapy for Depression

Recent research at Massachusetts General Hospital have identified key changes in metabolic activity in the Right Insula of the brain using PET scans after Psychodynamic psychotherapy for Depression. The Right Insula has been associated with depressive symptoms as well as emotional regulation in general. Psychodynamic therapy evolved out of Freudian Psychoanalysis, and is still one […]