Psychology & Psychiatry

Schizophrenia may increase dementia risk by 2.5 times

People with psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia are 2.5 times more likely than those without a psychotic disorder to eventually develop dementia, according to a review of evidence led by UCL researchers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Development of psychosis influenced by neighborhood

A first-of-its kind study published in Schizophrenia Research looked at how demographic factors might play a different role in the development of non-affective psychosis (e.g. schizophrenia) when compared to affective psychosis ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Your mental health may impact your chances of breakthrough COVID

A new study led by UC San Francisco has shown that people who are vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2, and have a history of certain psychiatric conditions, have a heightened risk of COVID-19—a finding that may be related to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New insight into brain's attempts at psychosis recovery

A new study from Western's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and collaborators from West China Hospital in Chengdu, is challenging long-held notions about brain deterioration in patients with psychotic disorders, and ...

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