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Brain tumor patients should be screened for depression Because depression in brain cancer patients is a common but often overlooked condition, oncologists should regularly screen tumor patients for depression, according to a new article. The authors also propose that more studies be completed to explore the efficacy of anti-depression treatments, as well as the value of depression biomarkers for future brain tumor research.
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Cocaine changes the brain and makes relapse more common in addicts Cocaine use causes ‘profound changes’ in the brain that lead to an increased risk of relapse due to stress – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. New research published today in The Journal of Neuroscience identifies a molecular mechanism in the reward centre of the brain that influences how recovering cocaine [...] The post Cocaine changes the brain and makes relapse more common in addicts appeared first on PsyPost.
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Cocaine changes brain, makes relapse more common in addicts Cocaine use causes 'profound changes' in the brain that lead to an increased risk of relapse due to stress, according to new research that identifies a molecular mechanism in the reward centre of the brain that influences how recovering cocaine addicts might relapse after stressful events. Importantly, the study identifies a potential mechanism for protecting against such relapses with treatment.
Cocaine changes brains makes relapse more common in addicts Cocaine use causes ‘profound changes’ in the brain that lead to an increased risk of relapse due to stress, according to new research that identifies a molecular mechanism in the reward centre of the brain that influences how recovering cocaine addicts might relapse after stressful events. Importantly, the study identifies a potential mechanism for protecting against such relapses with treatment.