Schizophrenia

Targeting symptoms of psychosis

(Medical Xpress)—A novel psychological treatment to reduce the severity of delusional episodes experienced by people with psychosis is being trialled in a new Flinders University study.

Mar 14, 2014
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A brain signal for psychosis risk

Only one third of individuals identified as being at clinical high risk for psychosis actually convert to a psychotic disorder within a 3 year follow-up period. This risk assessment is based on the presence of sub-threshold ...

Mar 13, 2014
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New lab records the brain and body in action

(Medical Xpress)—How does an autistic child take in information when he sits in a classroom abuzz with social activity? How long does it take someone with multiple sclerosis, which slows activity in the ...

Mar 06, 2014
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