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2011-02-19 00:00:42

Seasons Recovery Center in Malibu warns of increase in marijuana induce psychosis. Studies show connection with marijuana use and dementia.

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2011-02-08 12:40:00

Researchers said that when people who smoke marijuana become mentally ill, psychiatric diseases start earlier than it would if they did not smoke pot.

2011-02-08 07:55:10

In a major advance for schizophrenia research, scientists identified a gene mutation linked to the severe brain disorder and a signaling pathway that could be treatable with existing methods.

2011-02-07 21:48:47

Patients with schizophrenia who take antipsychotic medications appear to lose a small but measurable amount of brain tissue over time.

2011-02-07 21:45:18

Cannabis use appears to be associated with an earlier onset of psychotic illness.

2011-01-28 09:04:07

When elderly drivers hop behind the wheel, they are often shaken with the reality that they might not be able to easily see other cars, pedestrians or cyclists moving around them.

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2011-01-25 08:30:00

Famous composer Frederic Chopin, who experienced regular hallucinations during his lifetime, most likely experienced those visions because he suffered from a form of epilepsy.

2011-01-18 16:28:55

Biological Psychiatry is proud to announce this week's publication of a special issue focusing on postmortem studies of psychosis.

2010-12-07 18:59:57

People with psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, are 12 times more likely to commit suicide than average.

2010-12-07 18:46:49

Among patients with depression, the presence of many aspects of illness which may be associated with bipolar disorder does not appear to be associated with treatment resistance—evidence against the common hypothesis that some cases of difficult-to-treat depression are actually unrecognized bipolar disorder.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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