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In one of the first such studies involving human patients with schizophrenia, researchers at UC Davis have provided evidence that deficits in a brain chemical may be responsible for some of the debilitating cognitive deficits â€” poor attention, memory and problem-solving abilities â€” that accompany the delusions and hallucinations that are the hallmarks of the disorder.
The underlying causes of the debilitating psychiatric disorder schizophrenia remain poorly understood.
Offspring of two parents with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder appear more likely to develop the same illness or another psychiatric condition than those with only one parent with psychiatric illness
Schizophrenia is an incredibly complex and profoundly debilitating disorder that typically manifests in early adulthood but is thought to arise, at least in part, from pathological disturbances occurring during very early brain development.
Potentially beneficial brain changes (an increase in the volume of an area known as the hippocampus) occur in response to exercise both in patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls.
New TAU study shows early intervention could prevent mind altering disorder.
Years before adults develop schizophrenia, there is a pattern of cognitive difficulties they experience as children, including problems with verbal reasoning, working memory, attention and processing speed.
People who inherit a specific form of a gene that puts them on a road to schizophrenia may be protected against some forms of cancer, according to a new study by scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.
A new study has found no link in the theory that the flu pandemic of 1957 caused a risk for schizophrenia.
Mouse study links timing of expression to various abnormalities.
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