Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

New data reveals common brain abnormalities in people with clinical depression & social anxiety

People living with major depressive disorder (MDD) (or clinical depression), and social anxiety disorder (SAD) share common, specific structural brain abnormalities that can be identified by imaging scans, according to new data presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America in Chicago this week Chinese researchers compared high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging…

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Reid brothers complete herculean global ride in sister’s honour to raise funds for mental illness

Queensland brothers, Dylan and Lawson Reid have completed a 938 day-long, 100,000 kilometre global motorbike trek today (October 10, 2017), finishing at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane. The sole purpose of their extraordinary ride was to raise much-needed funds to support further research into clinical depression – an insidious illness to which they lost…

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