Study seeks to understand sources of depression

By Rachel Coker On Dec 11, 2009

...the best opportunity for intervention,” said Gibb, associate professor of psychology at Binghamton University and director of its Mood Disorders Institute. During the next five years, Gibb and his colleagues...… Read more


Study targets risk factors for depression

By Rachel Coker On Jan 14, 2013

...way that it affects their mood for a prolonged period. “We like to think of things in evolutionary terms,” Gibb said. “It’s an advantage, if you see something threatening in...… Read more


Mitochondrial mix-up

By Sarah Fecht On Sep 3, 2013

...about 4,000 children in the United States are born with an inherited mitochondrial disorder — that is, their cells can’t produce energy properly. The resulting byproducts may damage organs and...… Read more


New local clinic to study functional disorders

By Daniel Richards On Apr 1, 2004

...disorder with manifestations in many organ systems or from several separate disorders; whether these disorders have a common pathogenesis such as stress, hormones or childhood illness; and whether heredity plays...… Read more


New book charts course for schizophrenia research

By Ryan Yarosh On Aug 3, 2010

...2001, is an internationally renowned researcher in the areas of schizophrenia and personality disorder. He has directed the landmark Longitudinal Study of Personality Disorder, funded by the National Institute of...… Read more


NSF fellow studies acute social stress

By Kenny Berkowitz On Aug 24, 2015

...it’s such a heterogeneous disorder. “I’m a very curious person, and I’ve always been fascinated by the way the brain works,” she continues. “There are so many opportunities to cover...… Read more


Parkinson’s treatment could be more effective, student finds

By Jeffrey O. Bagg On Jan 3, 2018

...part of a research team investigating drug treatment for Parkinson’s, a neurodegenerative disorder caused by a loss of the brain chemical dopamine. The dopamine circuit involved in motor movements consists...… Read more