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Deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens for treatment-refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Bilateral deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens may be an effective and safe treatment for treatment-refractory OCD and no permanent adverse events were reported.
Autonomic and Neuroendocrine Responses to a Psychosocial Stressor in Adults with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
- L. Jansen, C. Gispen-de Wied, V. Wiegant, H. Westenberg, B. Lahuis, H. Engeland
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
- 25 July 2006
Objective of the study was to replicate in adults our previous findings of decreased heart rate and normal endocrine responses to stress in autistic children and to elucidate the discrepancy between…
Assessment of HPA-axis function in posttraumatic stress disorder: pharmacological and non-pharmacological challenge tests, a review.
Thinner prefrontal cortex in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder
Dysfunctional Reward Circuitry in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
The bovine protein alpha-lactalbumin increases the plasma ratio of tryptophan to the other large neutral amino acids, and in vulnerable subjects raises brain serotonin activity, reduces cortisol…
- C. Markus, B. Olivier, E. de Haan
- Psychology, BiologyAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
- 1 June 2000
Testing whether alpha-lactalbumin, a whey protein with a high tryptophan content, may increase the plasma Trp-LNAA ratio and reduce depressive mood and cortisol concentrations in stress-vulnerable subjects under acute stress found it improved coping ability.
Consensus statement on social anxiety disorder from the International Consensus Group on Depression and Anxiety.
The consensus statement underlines the importance of recognizing social anxiety disorder and provides recommendations on how it may be distinguished from other anxiety disorders and proposes definitions for response and remission and considers appropriate management strategies.
The role of dopamine in obsessive-compulsive disorder: preclinical and clinical evidence.
There is substantial evidence that patients with OCD may benefit from addition of antipsychotics to their ongoing SSRI treatment, suggesting that dopamine also might play a role in the pathophysiology of OCD.
Effects of methylphenidate, desipramine, and l-dopa on attention and inhibition in children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder