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Links Between the Microbiome and Mental Health

Links Between the Microbiome and Mental Health
Reported by
Brittany Aguilar, PhD

Posted September 17, 2020

Presented By

The New York Academy of Sciences

The brain is affected by bodily changes—including microbiome composition—that influence cognition and behavior. This eBriefing will explore the interaction between the brain, gut & microbiome, with a focus on how the microbiome influences developmental, neuropsychiatric, and immune-related disorders, including socioaffective processing disorders such as autism.

In this eBriefing, You’ll Learn:

  • How the microbiome is seeded and maintained throughout life
  • How stress effects health of the microbiome
  • How changes in microbiome composition result in changes in behavior
  • The latest research in therapies targeting microbiome
Microbiome and Mental Health