Infections increase risk of mood disorders

Contact: Michael Eriksen Benrós benros@ncrr.dk 45-26-25-52-39 Aarhus University New research shows that every third person who is diagnosed for the first time with a mood disorder has been admitted to hospital with an infection prior to the diagnosis New research shows that every third person who is diagnosed for the first time with a mood…

Over-activity of the serotonin system may relate to mood disorders such as depression and anxiety

Contact: Mary Kohut Press@plos.org 415-568-3457 Public Library of Science Why serotonin can cause depression and anxiety Mood disorders could be caused by a loss of our inherent, reflexive avoidance of aversive events, according to a study published in PLoS Computational Biology.  Researchers from UCL in London and Columbia University in New York used computational modeling…

Live Vaccination against ( German Measles ) Rubella caused Signifigant Depression up to 10 weeks – Vaccines/ Bacteria Can Alter Mood and Behavior

Mood Disorders April 30, 2007 Norman Sussman, MD, DFAPA Editor, Primary Psychiatry and Psychiatry Weekly, Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine There is growing interest in a suspected cause of some cases of depression: infection and inflammatory response. New research findings that add to our understanding of the interrelationship of immunology and…