Month: January 2021

Herbal medicine for mental illness

Posted on January 26, 2021

Before the era of pharmacotherapy, mental illness was treated with herbs. Herbal medicine has its own advantages and disadvantages. At this time, there are about thirty drugs, which are

Neurochemical processes in depression

Posted on January 20, 2021

At the moment about 30 mediators have been found. Dopamine , norepinephrine, and serotonin are involved in the pathogenesis of depression . Norepinephrine is active in the limbic system and hypothalamus. He is responsible

Infection and depression (hypothesis)

Posted on January 14, 2021

Infectious agents such as herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus can cause mental manifestations that can be diagnosed as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.  In 1907, the American psychiatrist Henry Cotton tried to

Curcumin and depression

Posted on January 8, 2021

Patients taking antidepressants suffer from several side effects. In 63% of cases, there is anxiety, suicidal thoughts, insomnia, weight gain, and sexual disorders. Some patients do not respond