Dendritic Spines in Depression: What We Learned from Animal Models

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Qiao, Hui; Li, Ming-Xing; Xu, Chang; Chen, Hui-Bin; An, Shu-Cheng; Ma, Xin-Ming;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Neural Plasticity,volume 2,016 (issn: 2090-5904, eissn: 1687-5443)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4736982, doi: 10.1155/2016/8056370
  • Subject: Review Article | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Article Subject

Depression, a severe psychiatric disorder, has been studied for decades, but the underlying mechanisms still remain largely unknown. Depression is closely associated with alterations in dendritic spine morphology and spine density. Therefore, understanding dendritic spi... View more
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