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Cognition in Depression: A Critical Domain for Health Outcomes, Measurement, and Treatment

Cognition in Depression: A Critical Domain for Health Outcomes, Measurement, and Treatment

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Dr. Roger McIntyre suggests that the clinical relevance of cognitive dysfunction for any individual patient can only be adjudicated on a case-by-case basis.

Does Impaired Cognition Precede Depression?

Does Impaired Cognition Precede Depression?

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Dysfunction across several cognitive domains is often concomitant with depression.

Investigating Superagers' Neuroanatomy, Memory Abilities

Investigating Superagers' Neuroanatomy, Memory Abilities

Most aging humans will develop some degree of decline in cognitive capacity.

A Successful Approach to Reduce Phobic Behavior

A Successful Approach to Reduce Phobic Behavior

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Investigators used fMRI to examine whether disruption of long-term fear memory reconsolidation can attenuate the activity in the amygdala at re-exposure to fear cues.

Cannabinoids Reduce Intraneuronal Beta Amyloid Protein Levels

Cannabinoids Reduce Intraneuronal Beta Amyloid Protein Levels

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Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main active chemical ingredient found in cannabis and is a potent cannabinoid receptor (CB)-1 agonist.

Methylene Blue Administration Enhances Memory Retrieval

Methylene Blue Administration Enhances Memory Retrieval

The memory-enhancing effects of methylene blue have previously been associated with improvement of memory consolidation.

Physical Exercise After Learning Promotes Hippocampus-dependent Memory Retention

Physical Exercise After Learning Promotes Hippocampus-dependent Memory Retention

The current findings are in line with previous studies reporting beneficial effects of physical exercise on memory acquisition, consolidation, reconsolidation, and retrieval.

Anxiety Linked to Decreased Cognitive Performance In Elderly

Anxiety Linked to Decreased Cognitive Performance In Elderly

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Study participants with moderate to severe anxiety exhibited poor visual and verbal memory.

Scientists Discover How Tau Affects Memory Loss In Dementia

Scientists Discover How Tau Affects Memory Loss In Dementia

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While scientists have long known that tau is involved in dementia, the way in which it hinders cognitive function has remained uncertain.

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