Psychology & Psychiatry

Does smoking marijuana cause teen behavior problems or vice versa?

As dozens of states move toward legalizing marijuana—for both medical and recreational purposes—scientists and parents have asked what the impact might be on children. Will more teens use pot? Will doing so cause behavioral ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health and college students

(HealthDay)—There's an adjustment period for almost every new college student—many young people have struggles balancing independence and a heavy workload. But there are some signs that suggest your young person needs ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Body ownership is not impaired in schizophrenia

Schizophrenia patients often experience an altered sense of self, e.g. as if someone else is controlling their actions. This impairment is described as a deficit in the "sense of agency", and while it has been well established ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study uncovers clue to deciphering schizophrenia

The brains of healthy relatives of people with schizophrenia may hold a clue to better understand - and ultimately treat - the devastating illness, finds new research led by a Michigan State University scientist.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The concept of schizophrenia is coming to an end – here's why

The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have been fatally wounded by psychiatry, the very profession that once sustained it. It's passing will not be mourned.

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