Journal of
Neuroscience and Behavioral Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Neurosci. Behav. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2286
  • DOI: 10.5897/JNBH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 65

Table of Content: March 2013; 5(1)

March 2013

Recurrent giant malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the scalp with intracranial extension

Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) are rare neoplasms, usually arising from somatic soft tissues or peripheral nerves. The incidence of MPNSTs is approximately 0.001% in the general population. MPNSTs are mainly located in the buttocks, thighs, brachial plexus, and paraspinal region. Scalp is an unusual and surgically challenging site of occurrence. We report a case of giant recurrent MPNST in the...

Author(s): R .S. Jaggi, S. Mehta and S. Pasricha

March 2013

Differential behavioral outcome of anxiety tests in runner rats treated with corticosterone

Both clinical and pre-clinical studies have suggested that physical exercise is beneficial for lowering anxiety. However, some animal studies fail to demonstrate the anxiolytic effect of physical exercise. The inconsistencies among studies may be due to differences in animal models and behavioral tests. Previously, injection of corticosterone (CORT) for 14 days induced depression-like behavior to varying based on...

Author(s): Suk-Yu Yau,, Benson Wui-Man Lau, Tatia M. C. Lee,, and Kwok-Fai So,,

March 2013

Psychiatric symptoms and disorders in seizure cases referred to psychiatric out-patient service

Epilepsy and seizure disorders affect more than 1% adult population. Associated psychiatric problems are reported to increase and worsen the morbidity. In Nepalese context of scant data, this study was conducted to sort-out psychiatric symptomatology and disorders among psychiatry out-patient seizure patients. This hospital-based descriptive study analyzed 100 consecutive seizure patients visiting a psychiatric...

Author(s): Shakya Dhana Ratna