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The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

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NCCR-SYNAPSY The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases

Researchers and psychiatrists of the Swiss National Centre Competence in Research NCCR-SYNAPSY have joined forces to study the biologifdfdsfasfdsafdsafsacal basis of psychiatric disorders.
In order to offer patients new perspectives of a cure and a higher quality of life, this innovative union between psychiatry and neuroscience is seeking to better understand the origins of mental disorders, and thus settle upon better diagnosis and treatments.

The Harmful Effects of Stress Unraveled – Alexandre Dayer
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The Harmful Effects of Stress Unraveled – Alexandre Dayer

The 12th Synapsy newsletter is rich with interviews and portraits of students, clinical scientists and more senior researchers from the...
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Halfway between cell biology and patient care
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Halfway between cell biology and patient care

Zoé Schilliger was one of the three 2019 winners of the Synapsy clinician-researcher grant. She is embarking on a PhD...
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Anti-stress meditation
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Anti-stress meditation

Is meditation effective as an early intervention to reduce reactivity to stress and anxiety? The Mindfulteen study investigates the question...
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Breaking the transmission of trauma
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Breaking the transmission of trauma

Children of mothers with post-traumatic stress disorder have difficulty processing their emotions. Defining the neural bases of this dysfunction will...
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Making a living on two wheels and electroencephalography
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Making a living on two wheels and electroencephalography

Virginie Perizzolo tells us how cycling and speech therapy helped her recently graduate from the Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School.  ...
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No clinical work without understanding the basics
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No clinical work without understanding the basics

Silvia Monari explains the difficult choice she had to make between medicine and life sciences when deciding on what direction...
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Mapping the emotional management of trauma
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Mapping the emotional management of trauma

Trauma can induce fear pathologies, which are treated using psychotherapeutic approaches whose brain pathways have recently been identified. Fear leaves...
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Tracking neurogliaform cells and their role in the cortical microcircuit
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Tracking neurogliaform cells and their role in the cortical microcircuit

Studying neurogliaform-type interneurons involves the five key elements of stress-related pathologies: brain development, the prefrontal cortex, serotonergic pathway, interneurons and...
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Neural signature of trait anxiety
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Neural signature of trait anxiety

The neurological basis of trait anxiety, a risk factor for the development of neuropsychiatric diseases, revealed by Synapsy researchers. Trait...
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