Monthly Archives: January 2014

Eye Movement and Schizophrenia

Finally, a subjective diagnostic test for a mental illness! According to a recent study at McGill University in Montreal, impaired reading fluency can be an indicator of schizophrenia.  The study compared the eye movements of 20 schizophrenic patients to those … Continue reading

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Tianeptine: The Rebel Antidepressant

Tianeptine (brand names: Stablon, Coaxil) is a novel anti-depressant that acts as a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Enhancer, or SSRE.  Unlike SSRIs, it reduces the amount of serotonin in the synaptic cleft, making it essentially the polar opposite of drugs like … Continue reading

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