Science Article Essay
Advanced Unit 5: Energy, Exercise and Coordination
June 2010 Scientific Article for use with Question 7
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Scientific Article for use with Question 7 It’s All in the Mind The link between the brain as a physical organ and what we feel in our conscious mind has long been the subject of research, particularly where we appear to be unable to control aspects of mood or behaviour and where normal life is affected. Stress, pain and depression can be explained in terms of nerve impulses and brain chemistry, and the causes of Parkinson’s disease are well understood, but finding reliable …show more content…
Neurologists also use electrodes to treat medical disorders. Depressed patients who don’t respond to medication are sometimes given electroconvulsive therapy via scalp electrodes, or vagal nerve stimulation using a device implanted in the neck. Tremor disorders such as Parkinson’s disease