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(Medical Xpress)—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 ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (11) | 14 |
A new study reinforces the finding that a region of the genome involved in immune system function, called the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), is involved in the genetic susceptibility to schizophrenia.
Genetics Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The risk of death resulting from heart attack is higher in people with schizophrenia than in the general public, according to scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Institute for Clinical ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Blood levels of a protein that helps regulate inflammation may also serve as a red flag for relapse in some schizophrenia patients, researchers said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In the current online issue of PLoS ONE, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say they have identified a set of laboratory-based biomarkers that can be useful for understanding brain- ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Fish cannot display symptoms of autism, schizophrenia or other human brain disorders. However, a team of MIT biologists has shown that zebrafish can be a useful tool for studying the genes that contribute ...
Genetics Jun 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Reducing the non-FDA-approved use of antipsychotic drugs may be a way to save money while having little effect on patient care, according to a Penn State College of Medicine study.
Medications May 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Antidepressive drugs reduce the mortality rate of schizophrenic patients, while treatment with bensodiazepines greatly increases it, especially as regards suicide. Giving several antipsychotics simultaneously, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A new study finds that antipsychotic drugs can help many people with schizophrenia, cutting patients' risk of relapse by 60 percent.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
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.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Almost everyone reports experiencing mind-pops at some time or another, but some experience them more than others according to research conducted by the University of Hertfordshire. In the paper to be ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Patients with schizophrenia and other mental illnesses are commonly prescribed high dose combinations of antipsychotic drugs earlier than recommended by some guidelines, finds a new study in the March issue ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of weak electrical currents to stimulate the brain is a safe treatment for depression and might even improve attention and reduce pain elsewhere in the body, an Australian study has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A pioneering new study finds that a specific type of computerized cognitive training can lead to significant neural and behavioral improvements in individuals with schizophrenia. The research, published by Cell Press in the ...
Neuroscience Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Adolescents diagnosed with schizophrenia and other psychoses appear to show greater decreases in gray matter volume and increases in cerebrospinal fluid in the frontal lobe compared to healthy adolescents without a diagnosis ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 02, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |