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Key Genes And Prototype Predictive Test For Schizophrenia Identified
2012-05-15 10:17:22

An Indiana University-led research team, along with a group of national and international collaborators, has identified and prioritized a comprehensive group of genes most associated with schizophrenia that together can generate a score indicating whether an individual is at higher or lower risk of developing the disease.

2012-05-02 13:30:37

Although the two disorders may seem dissimilar, epilepsy and psychosis are associated.

2012-04-19 20:18:10

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that children who have experienced severe trauma are three times as likely to develop schizophrenia in later life.

2012-04-06 11:07:24

Cognitive therapy reduces the severity of psychotic experiences in adults who are at risk of developing conditions such as schizophrenia.

2012-03-28 01:01:12

Dementia — an acute loss of cognitive ability — can be marked by memory loss, decreased attention span, and disorientation.

2012-03-27 13:48:21

Antipsychotic medication was associated with a modest and time-limited increased risk of myocardial infarction (heart attack) among older patients treated with cholinesterase inhibitors for dementia.

2012-03-27 08:59:33

Schizophrenia has long been known to be hereditary.

2012-03-15 12:00:13

Psychiatry is employing smartphone technology as an innovative tool in the assessment and treatment of schizophrenia and other serious mental illness.


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