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Internet Addiction Linked to 5-HT2A Receptor Polymorphism: Serotonin HTR2A Gene rs6313 (2024 Study)

In the digital age, Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) emerges as a complex interplay of technology, psychology, and genetics. This intricate relationship underscores the need for a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and addressing IAD. A recent study analyzed the genetic underpinnings of internet addiction and discovered a strong link with the serotonin 2A receptor gene (HTR2A) …

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Psychedelics for Depression: Targeting the 5-HT2A Receptor & Beyond (2023 Study)

The quest for effective treatments for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) has taken a revolutionary turn with the exploration of psychedelic compounds. Recent research has evaluated the potential of substances like psilocybin and lisuride, offering new hope for patients unresponsive to traditional antidepressants. Highlights: Traditional Limitations: Standard antidepressants often fail to provide relief for 30% of …

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