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 (no͝or′ō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē, nyo͝or′-)
The biological study of the nervous system.

neu′ro·bi′o·log′i·cal (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·bi·ol′o·gist n.


(Biology) of or pertaining to neurobiology
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Adj.1.neurobiological - of or relating to the biological study of the nervous system
Adv.1.neurobiological - with respect to neurobiology; "explain the phenomenon neurobiologically"
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USA], December 5 (ANI): A study has recently found that music training is linked to enhanced cognitive and neurobiological foundation of speech processing.
In this book accessible to a wide range of therapists and clinicians, Badenoch explains in plain language how trauma disrupts neurobiological mechanisms and shows how certain types of therapy can help the client experience feelings of safety on the deepest biological and neurobiological levels.
Although increased amygdala activity and decreased frontal cortex inhibition are mentioned in the neurobiological etiology of PTSD, these findings are not applicable to all PTSD patients.
The idea of shared neurobiological underpinnings among 6 distinct psychiatric disorders flies in the face of the entrenched DSM model, in which those 6 disorders are distinct disease entities.
While the absolute pathophysiologic mechanism of ADs is still debated, several genetic, environmental and neurobiological factors such as immune dysfunction, oxidative stress and imbalance of the inhibitory-excitatory systems are implicated in the pathogenesis of these disorders (5-7).
To date, no systematic, sociological analysis of neurobiological research on anti-social behaviour, its social framing, or its manifold social and political implications exists.
Users of the committee's database can search more than 1,200 research projects on topics related to pain, such as biobehavioral and psychosocial mechanisms, chronic overlapping conditions, and neurobiological mechanisms.
of Illinois at Chicago) brings together 21 articles that consider how the neurobiological basis of suicide can aid in identifying risk factors.
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According to the new theory, severe stress and adverse life events, such as losing a job or family member, prompt neurobiological processes that physically alter the brain.
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Following an overview of the principal frameworks for clinical practice--including systems theory, behavioral and cognitive theories, psychoanalytic theory, and neurobiological theory--the book presents the major social crises, problems, and new populations the social work clinician encounters each day.