The ‘Untreatables’: When Modern Psychiatry Can’t Help

Many of these patients who struggle and sometimes never successfully find relief have been dubbed “untreatable.” In recent years, researchers have dedicated a lot of resources towards finding just what makes treatment-resistant patients different from those that respond well to treatment. The answer, they’ve found, lies beyond the current reaches of psychiatry and biology. Slowly, experts are realizing that medicine need to reorient how it treats mental illness in order to help patients in this group to get their lives back.


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Mark Rasenick

Mark Rasenick PhD

Dr. Rasenick’s work has focused on G protein signaling in the nervous system and the relationship of neurotransmitter activation to rapid modification of the cytoskeleton.  He has been particularly interested in how G proteins and the cytoskeleton work in concert to modify synaptic shape and ...