Psychology & Psychiatry

Study confirms link between genetics, neuropsychiatric disorders

A Geisinger study of more than 90,000 patients revealed that approximately one in 100 carried at least one rare gene variant known to increase risk for neuropsychiatric disorders (NPD), such as schizophrenia and autism spectrum ...

Neuroscience

Wireless neurostimulator to revolutionize patient care

Many neurological disorders like Parkinson's, chronic depression and other psychiatric conditions could be managed at home, thanks to a collaborative project involving researchers at the University of Queensland (UQ).

Medications

Scientists identify source of weight gain from antipsychotics

Scientists with UT Southwestern's Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute have identified the molecular mechanism that can cause weight gain for those using a common antipsychotic medication. The findings, published in the Journal ...

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