News tagged with social withdrawal
Reduced production of myelin, a type of protective nerve fiber that is lost in diseases like multiple sclerosis, may also play a role in the development of mental illness, according to researchers at the Graduate School of ...
Neuroscience Nov 28, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Schizophrenia is a mental illness that seriously affects social interaction. Recent studies have shown that people with schizophrenia have difficulty in interpreting others' intentions. One of the causes has just been identified ...
Neuroscience Dec 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 4
Even on the playground, our friends know us better than we know ourselves. New research has revealed that your childhood peers from grade school may be able to best predict your success as an adult.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
An investigational compound that targets the core symptoms of fragile X syndrome is effective for addressing the social withdrawal and challenging behaviors characteristic of the condition, making it the first such discovery ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 19, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists studying a rare genetic disorder have identified a molecular pathway that may play a role in schizophrenia, according to new research in the October 10 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings may on ...
Genetics Oct 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have identified chemical compounds that could lead to a major advance in the treatment of schizophrenia.
Medical research Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Adding the dietary supplements folate and vitamin B12 to treatment with antipsychotic medication improved a core symptom component of schizophrenia in a study of more than 100 patients. The study focused on negative symptoms ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—An experimental drug for autism did not improve levels of lethargy and social withdrawal in children who took it, but it did show some other benefits, a new study finds.
Autism spectrum disorders May 02, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Following the Newtown, Conn., shooting on Dec. 14 by Adam Lanza, the question of social withdrawal and isolation needs to be addressed, according to a perspective piece published online Dec. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Step one: Mats out. Step two: breathe deep. Step three: assume poses. Step four: tense and relax muscles. Step five: sing.
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0