Serotonin and Treatments for Depression, Animation.

Serotonin and Treatments for Depression, Animation.

Serotonin, or 5-hydroxytryptamine, is a neurotransmitter involved in many brain and body functions and is commonly known as the substance of well-being and happiness. Serotonin is produced in specialized neurons found mostly in the Raphe nuclei located along the midline of the brainstem. The axons of these neurons form extensive serotonergic pathways that reach almost …

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How single-payer health care works, in 2 minutes

How single-payer health care works, in 2 minutes

People have really strong opinions on single-payer healthcare. It could be the silver bullet that fixes our healthcare system, or it could be…. But most people don’t even know what single-payer means. So let’s start with what we have. You can think of the American healthcare system as a series of tubes. We do not …

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Your Healthy Friend Who Still Does Drugs

(bright music) – Yeah, it’s all American. – I’m glad that we all went to three different places. – Hey, guys. – Hey, wow, that looks healthy. – Yeah, it’s kale, quinoa, and black beans. It’s full of calcium, protein, and fiber for bone tissue and digestive health. – That sounds great, but you should …

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Five Key Ways Psychologists are Tackling the Opioid Crisis

Five Key Ways Psychologists are Tackling the Opioid Crisis

Here are five ways psychologists are confronting the opioid crisis. Each day in the United States 130 people die from an opioid overdose, but opioid use disorder is treatable and psychologists are playing a key role. Number one: Enhancing treatment with behavioral interventions. While medication like methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone is the backbone of treatment, …

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Am I Depressed Because Of My Family? Will My Child Be Depressed?

I’m feeling depressed. I mean, I’m really feeling terrible. What’s wrong with me. I sit in this constant despair wondering what my life is going to amount to. Listening to music doesn’t help. They keep telling me to open up to people. Well, I have and it doesn’t work… How many times have thoughts like …

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Could Psychedelic Drugs Be A Cure For Depression? | TODAY

Could Psychedelic Drugs Be A Cure For Depression? | TODAY

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Can Magic Mushrooms Unlock Depression? | Rosalind Watts | TEDxOxford

Can Magic Mushrooms Unlock Depression? | Rosalind Watts | TEDxOxford

Translator: Hiroko Kawano Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs This is Kirk. He suffered from depression for five years. He tried antidepressants, talking therapy, and nothing helped. In May 2015, in Imperial College, he was given psilocybin, also known as magic mushrooms. And since that time he’s been depression free. This is Ben. He suffered from depression for …

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Depression Facts and Statistics – The Infographics Show

Depression is a common mental disorder Characterized by sadness loss of interest or pleasure feelings of guilt or low self-worth Disturbed sleep or appetite, feelings of tiredness and poor concentration 1 in 10 US adults report depression People who are most likely to suffer from Depression are Persons 45 to 64 years of age Women …

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