Latest Psychosis Stories
As the Internet has grown, psychiatrists have struggled to recognize and identify a whole host of mental health issues that are associated with living in the connected world.
The ability of cannabis to produce psychosis has long been an important public health concern.
Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway have found new support for their theory that cannabis use causes a temporary cognitive breakdown in non-psychotic individuals, leading to long-term psychosis.
There are a growing number of clues that immune and inflammatory mechanisms are important for the biology of schizophrenia.
One of the biggest challenges in psychiatric genetics has been to replicate findings across large studies.
Fewer than 100 people in the world are known to be affected by a movement disorder called rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism (RDP), but its symptoms are life-changing.
Scientists have discovered a biological marker that may help to identify which depressed patients will respond to an experimental, rapid-acting antidepressant.
The relationship between untreated severe mental illness and violence is well-established.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).