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Neuropsychiatric disorders

 

According to the World Health Organization, neuropsychiatric disorders are the greatest cause of human suffering. The lifetime risks of being affected by depression, schizophrenia or anxiety disorder are, respectively, 25%, 1% and 17%. DNF researchers are focusing on the latter two of these diseases.

Schizophrenia

Anxiety disorders

 


Positron Emission Tomography (PET) brain scans comparing the distributions of electrical activity in a normal brain and in the brain of a schizophrenic patient.

 


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