Tag Archives: Depresseion

Backyard Bird Watching Enough to Save You From Depression: New study

Watching birds from your balcony might go a long way in improving your mental health, said a recent study based on empiricial data analyzed. Those living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, the three latest manifestations of an urban health deterioration. Researchers at the University of Exeter, the ...

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Brain Chemical Serotonin Neurons Help Humans to Be More Patient

A recent study of researchers shows that the brain chemical, serotonin, that is widely targeted to treat depression also helps humans have patience in life. Serotonin is a neuromodulatory chemical that is targeted by antidepressant drugs, such as Prozac, which are widely used to treat depression and other disorders such aschronic pain. “We made serotonin neurons sensitive to light so when we illuminated ...

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