Latest Psychosis Stories
Babies who are born premature have a higher risk of developing schizophrenia or other mental disorders later on life, scientists from Sweden and the UK claim in a new study.
Behavioral flexibility allows us to modify our behaviors to adjust to circumstances that are similar, but not identical, to previous experiences. Now, a protein necessary for individuals to maintain that flexibility has been identified.
Reducing the non-FDA-approved use of antipsychotic drugs may be a way to save money while having little effect on patient care.
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.
Although the two disorders may seem dissimilar, epilepsy and psychosis are associated.
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.
Cognitive therapy reduces the severity of psychotic experiences in adults who are at risk of developing conditions such as schizophrenia.
Dementia — an acute loss of cognitive ability — can be marked by memory loss, decreased attention span, and disorientation.