From targeting the brain’s gamma waves to using magnetic pulses to realign the flow of abnormal brain signals, depression research continues to intrigue.
Depression treatments have come a long way since Sigmund Freud pioneered the analysis of dreams.
Neuroscientists now target the brain’s gamma waves or use magnetic pulses to realign the flow of abnormal brain signals.
Other treatments are more familiar, focusing on tweaks of tried-and-tested formulas, such as cognitive-behavioural therapy.
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But one thing is for sure, the scientific research on depression continues apace.
So, below are 7 psychology studies from the members-only section of PsyBlog that give a flavour of the latest scientific research on depression.
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- How To Escape From Negative Thought Spirals
- This Positive Therapy For Depression May Beat CBT
- Blend Of 14 Probiotics Alleviates Persistent Depression
- An Unusual Sensory Sign Of Depression
- This Contraceptive Pill Doubles Depression Risk
- How Magnetic Pulses Alleviate Severe Depression In 5 Days
- Depression Reversed By Restoring Brain’s Natural Gamma Rhythms
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This site is all about scientific research into how the mind works.
It’s mostly written by psychologist and author, Dr Jeremy Dean.
I try to dig up fascinating studies that tell us something about what it means to be human.