Brain activity monitoring reveals a potential biomarker for depression

Given its huge reliance on patients self-reporting their symptoms and then doctors interpreting those symptoms, diagnosing depression is far from a simple undertaking. Breakthroughs in neuroscience are continuing to shine a light on how this mental health disorder operates, including the revelation of distinctive markers that may make it much simpler to diagnose. New research further adds to this understanding by highlighting how certain brain activity may be linked to certain moods, raising the prospect of a biological signature that could one day be used as an indicator of the illness and help those devising new therapies to treat it…
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