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Latest Psychosis Stories

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.

2012-03-08 00:52:49

Chronic stress has a more powerful effect on the brain during adolescence than in adulthood and now there's proof at the molecular level.

2012-03-06 10:45:55

People with schizophrenia report improved functioning after participating in a new, evidence-based clinical program, according to results announced today from a six-month pilot.

2012-02-28 21:37:09

The self-inflicted removal of one or both eyes, which has traditionally been attributed to sexual guilt, is, in fact, caused by untreated psychotic illness, such as schizophrenia.

2012-02-27 07:26:45

A new study on enhancing behavior and brain activation in patients with schizophrenia has found that a specific type of computerized cognitive training can do just that.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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