Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Contributor "Uddin, Eva M"
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Epigenetic & transcriptomic alterations associated with childhood maltreatment, major depressive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (2017-07-10)Childhood maltreatment increases the risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) later in life. Dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, a regulator ...
Expression and regulation of the rate-limiting enzymes of the kynurenine pathway in the mouse brain (2017-04-20)During the mid-1900’s, early anti-depressants were developed to increase levels of catecholamines within the brain, leading to the theory that depression symptomology was a result of an imbalance of neurotransmitters within ...
(2016-08-08)Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable neurodevelopmental disorder which manifests as deficits in impulse control, excessive activity in home or school settings, and an inability to focus ...