Thursday, June 9, 2016

Suicide and Altered Brain

What have studies shown in relation to altered brain states and severe depression and suicide? 
Here are a few key points. 
Research studies by Cornelius van Heeringen MD PhD of The Netherlands have pointed out that suicide may be a unique entity, reflecting the culmination of several complex processes. These processes can include:

ü  Depression
ü  Impulsivity
ü  Disinhibition
ü  Anxiety (mammalian)
ü  Executive function dysregulation (neocortex)

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