Stress Hormone Receptors Less Adaptive in Female Brain

Dr. Rita Valentino

Dr. Rita Valentino describes a discovery in rat brains that may explain why women are more prone than men to mood and anxiety disorders.

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Stress Hormone Receptors Less Adaptive in Female Brain

Dr. Rita Valentino

Dr. Rita Valentino describes a discovery in rat brains that may explain why women are more prone than men to mood and anxiety disorders.

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Anxiety Disorders Research: Impact of BDNF

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BDNF stands for brain derived neurotrophic factor. This molecule, found in the brain's fear hub could have a significant impact on the study of anxiety disorders including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Francis Lee of Weill-Cornell Medical College is a leading BDNF investigator and was a recent guest lecturer at the National Institute of Mental Health.

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Joel Sherill on Anxiety Disorders in Children

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Dr. Joel Sherrill, head of the Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Intervention Research Program at the National Institute of Mental Health, talks about the various anxiety disorders that can affect children.

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