From restoration of neuroplasticity to the treatment of depression: clinical experience.

@article{Silva2004FromRO,
  title={From restoration of neuroplasticity to the treatment of depression: clinical experience.},
  author={Jorge Alberto Costa e Silva},
  journal={European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 Suppl 5},
  pages={S511-21}
}
The adult brain has more plasticity than previously believed. Neurogenesis, growth and branching of dendrites, and remodeling of synaptic contacts in different regions of the brain occur continuously. Numerous studies have reported a decrease in neuroplasticity in depressed patients and/or in animals subjected to stress and to different models of depression… CONTINUE READING