Schizophrenia has long been blamed on bad genes or even bad parents. Wrong, says a growing group of psychiatrists. The real culprit, they claim, is a virus that lives entwined in every person’s DNA.
— Read on discovermagazine.com/2010/jun/03-the-insanity-virus
What a dozen years of testing deep-brain stimulation (DBS) in seriously depressed patients has taught Dr. Helen Mayberg about the brain, and about how to optimize DBS. Clues about how resistance to treatment can develop over time.
— Read on www.bbrfoundation.org/content/cloud-has-been-lifted-what-deep-brain-stimulation-tells-us-about-depression-and-depression
Though a component of the disease can be transferred by medical procedures, Alzheimer’s is not contagious.
— Read on blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2018/12/13/human-growth-hormone-from-dead-people-may-pass-on-alzheimers/
Alzheimers seems to be transmissible from person to person!
A new study identifies bacteria in the microbiome that could produce neurotransmitters and potentially influence activity in the brain
— Read on www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/scientists-find-possible-link-between-gut-bacteria-and-depression-180971411/
Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, overcame his depression to scale the heights in pro wrestling and Hollywood. Meditation and gratitude help him stay positive. In
— Read on www.hopetocope.com/dwayne-johnson-opens-up-about-his-depression/
This is Amazing! The Rock dealt with depression and conquered it! Love him!