Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals.

New understanding on how the brain works.  This helps us understand depression much better.

Modern psychiatric drugs treat the chemistry of the whole brain, but neurobiologist David Anderson believes in a more nuanced view of how the brain functions. He illuminates new research that could lead to targeted psychiatric medications — that work better and avoid side effects. How’s he doing it? For a start, by making a bunch of fruit flies angry.

  • Steve (North Shore)

    This guy is yet another Taxpayer funded bludger – but someone has to do it.

    About 13.05m he goes full circle.
    I can tell you that drugs do work. CHAMPIX works

    • James Gray

      Oh wow, you took some pills to quit smoking, you must be an expert!

      At no stage did he say that they don’t work, just that they have nasty side effects… Ever had someone close to you have to choose between being their own worst enemy due to a psychotic or affective disorder, and being turned into a complete fucking zombie by psych meds? Come back when you have.

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