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2014-01-22 23:29:26

According to a recent research, individuals who have psychotic disorders are using alcohol, tobacco and drugs more when compared to the general population. All the academic events concerning the latest psychological, psychiatric and physical researches in relation with the substance addiction and their results can be found on Eventegg. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 According to a recent research, individuals who have psychotic disorders are using alcohol, tobacco and drugs more when compared...

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2014-01-02 08:29:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Southern California has revealed that people diagnosed with a severe psychiatric illnesses are more likely to smoke tobacco, drink alcohol and use drugs than people without a severe mental condition. According to a report of the study in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers say the finding was important since people with mental illness tending to die at younger ages...

2013-11-13 04:23:04

LONDON, November 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First-in-class antipsychotic therapy for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders Zysis, a private pharmaceutical company optimising therapies for disorders of the Central Nervous System, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted U.S. patent 8,575,172 covering its Phase II ready Long Acting Oral Aripiprazole Once Weekly (LAO Aripiprazole OW) product, a first-in-class antipsychotic therapy for...

2013-10-30 15:32:22

Researchers have long studied the connections between hand dominance and different aspects of the human brain. A new study out today in SAGE Open finds that among those with mental illnesses, left-handers are more likely to suffer from psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia than mood disorders. "Our results show a strikingly higher prevalence of left-handedness among patients presenting with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, compared to patients...

2013-08-15 12:16:47

Researchers from King's College London and the University of Nottingham have identified neuroimaging markers in the brain which could help predict whether people with psychosis respond to antipsychotic medications or not. In approximately half of young people experiencing their first episode of a psychosis (FEP), the symptoms do not improve considerably with the initial medication prescribed, increasing the risk of subsequent episodes and worse outcome. Identifying individuals at greatest...

2013-08-07 16:26:58

Testimonials Show Early Access to Needed Resources Leads to Satisfying, Productive Lives OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogers InHealth, a key corporation of Rogers Behavioral Health System, uses video accounts that demonstrate the hopeful outcomes when people access needed resources for mental health recovery - with informed family and community-based support and professional treatment playing a primary role. Through online videos, Rogers InHealth highlights stories...

2012-12-18 16:24:44

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) announced today that it has initiated a Phase IIb clinical trial (Kinect 2 Study) of its proprietary Vesicular Mono-Amine Transporter 2 compound, NBI-98854. The design of this six-week Phase IIb study is a randomized, parallel, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose titration trial of 90 subjects with moderate to severe tardive dyskinesia and underlying mood disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, and...

2012-10-16 10:52:58

People in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and schizophrenia. This according to researchers at Karolinska Institutet, whose large-scale Swedish registry study is the most comprehensive ever in its field. Last year, the team showed that artists and scientists were more common amongst families where bipolar disorder and schizophrenia is present, compared to the population...

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2012-06-03 07:22:00

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. According to Telegraph Health Correspondent Laura Donnelly, the study discovered that the risk is greatest amongst children born following a pregnancy lasting less than 32 weeks. Those infants are three times more likely to be hospitalized as a result of psychiatric problems during adulthood than normal-term babies,...

2012-05-10 14:03:47

New genetic findings reported in Biological Psychiatry These findings are not about the classic story of gift-giving, although the MAGI genes (officially named membrane associated guanylate kinase, WW and PDZ domain containing proteins) do influence brain function in important ways. MAGI1 and MAGI2 are genes that code for the MAGI proteins. These proteins influence the development and function of synapses in the brain, the junctions where communication between nerve cells occurs....