Psychology & Psychiatry

Phone app has promising signs for mental health patients

A new smartphone app designed by University of Manchester researchers to help people with early psychosis has shown promising results according to results from a proof-of-concept trial.

Health

Smoking heightens risk of psychoses

Smoking at least 10 cigarettes a day is linked to a higher risk of psychoses compared to non-smoking young people. The risk is also raised if the smoking starts before the age of 13. This has been shown in a study led by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

City life could present psychosis risk for adolescents

Living in a city could significantly increase young people's vulnerability to psychotic experiences, according to a new study from King's College London and Duke University.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How urban living affects children's mental health

Lower social cohesion among neighbors and higher crime rates contribute to higher rates of psychotic symptoms among urban children, a new study from researchers at Duke University and King's College London finds.

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