The Overlap Between Neuroscience and Psychiatry An Exploration of the Effectiveness of Neurological Applications in Treating Psychiatric Disorders

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Michelle Bishka


Neuroscience and psychiatry, once indistinguishable fields, had developed into their own disciplines over the course of the 20th century. By the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century, however, developments in neuroscience that enable psychiatric disorders to be treated in terms of structural abnormalities of the brain have led to a possible reunification between the two fields, though the fields still remain separate toda

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Michelle Bishka, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Michelle is a sophomore pursuing a major in Chemistry and a minor in Computer Science. Aside from being a part of the journal, Michelle is currently working in the Silverman Lab as an undergraduate researcher. She is excited to explore the field of neuroscience by writing for Brain Matters.