Day: 5 October 2016

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Why we use animals in mental health research

Posted on 5 October 2016 by Dr William Davies

The problems with studying psychiatric disorders Understanding the causes of mental health conditions, and understanding how to remedy them, is a difficult business. This is for two major reasons: firstly, there is considerable variability within patients with regard to their symptoms, their lifestyles, their medication regimes, and their social circumstances – hence, establishing definitive cause
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