Leora Amira

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OBJECTIVE The authors' goal was to determine whether the pattern and severity of depressive symptoms predict response to light treatment for seasonal affective disorder. METHOD Subjects with winter depression (N = 103) were given bright light treatment. Seventy-one were classified as responders, 15 as nonresponders, and 17 as partial responders. Using(More)
RATIONALE Prior studies had suggested (a) that a lessened ability to clear ingested forms of the large neutral amino acid (LNAA), phenylalanine (Phe), was associated with having tardive dyskinesia (TD), and (b) that greater availability of a group of LNAA, the branched chain amino acids (BCAA), concomitant with the lower availability of Phe to the brain are(More)
Studies of the mesocorticolimbic reward system (MCLS) and its relationship with impulsivity and substance use disorders (SUD) have largely focused on individuals from non-minority backgrounds. This represents a significant gap in the literature particularly for minority populations who are disproportionately affected by the consequences of SUD. Using(More)
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