A new Northwestern Medicine study shows how a breakdown in the development of inhibitory neurons helps explain autism’s link to epilepsy.
Lesbian and gay youth showed significantly less psychological distress and were buffered against the negative effects of bullying and victimization when in a relationship.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated a new method that helps to pinpoint which genetic variants might be most important in the development of schizophrenia and related disorders.
Hans Breiter, ’88 MD, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is leading the development of a radical, proactive approach to stopping violence using advanced mathematical models of human emotion.
With evidence-based smartphone apps developed by our Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies, mental healthcare is always within reach.
A new pathway in the brain can be manipulated to alleviate depression, offering a promising new target for developing a drug that could be effective in individuals for whom other antidepressants have failed.
By targeting a hub of schizophrenia-related genes, Northwestern Medicine scientists were able to correct a disease-related alteration in mouse model neurons.
Herbert Meltzer, MD, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacology and Physiology, has been chosen to receive a Pioneer in Psychopharmacology Award from the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
Smartphone conversational agents like Apple’s Siri respond to questions about health crises inconsistently and incompletely, according to a recent study.
Genetic factors and the environment cause depression via different molecular pathways in rats, according a new Northwestern Medicine study.