The Science of Mental Illness
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Lesson 2—What's Wrong?
The Cases Looking Inside the Brain?

Lesson 2—What's Wrong?

Ability To Use a Specific Brain Chemical

PET scan, brain without depression PET scan, brain with depression color-coded brain activity scale from highest (yellow) to lowest (red)

Without Depression

With Depression

 
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