Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

People with schizophrenia five times more likely to die from COVID-19

People with psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia, are five times more likely to die from COVID-19 and three times more likely to be hospitalized according to new research by University of Manchester health data scientists.

Psychology & Psychiatry

An algorithm to predict psychotic illnesses

One third of children with a microdeletion of chromosome 22 will later develop a psychotic illness such as schizophrenia. But how do we know which of these children might be affected? Today, various studies have contributed ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Machine learning could aid mental health diagnoses

A way of using machine learning to more accurately identify patients with a mix of psychotic and depressive symptoms has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Rethinking interactions with mental health patients

New research overturns the belief that people with severe mental illness are incapable of effective communication with their psychiatrist, and are able to work together with them to achieve better outcomes for themselves.

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