Psychology & Psychiatry

Do family interventions for psychosis translate in China?

A study published in the Community Mental Health Journal examines the potential application of family interventions for psychosis (FIP) within a Chinese context. The study's researchers, led by Dr. Jeremy Dixon of the University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Early warning sign of psychosis detected

Brains of people at risk of psychosis exhibit a pattern that can help predict whether they will go on to develop full-fledged schizophrenia, a new Yale-led study shows. The findings could help doctors begin early intervention ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cannabis extract helps reset brain function in psychosis

Research from King's College London has found that a single dose of the cannabis extract cannabidiol can help reduce brain function abnormalities seen in people with psychosis. Results from a new MRC-funded trial, published ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

World experts target guidance on managing dementia symptoms

New research which brings together the views of the world's leading experts has concluded that non-drug approaches should be prioritised in treating agitation in people with Alzheimer's disease.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Indications of psychosis appear in cortical folding

Imaging techniques can be used to detect the development of psychosis in the brains of high-risk patients at an early stage, as reported by researchers from the University of Basel and Western University in the journal JAMA ...

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