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A delusion, in everyday language, is a fixed belief that is either false, fanciful, or derived from deception. Psychiatry defines the term more specifically as a belief that is pathological (the result of an illness or illness process). As a pathology, it is distinct from a belief based on false or incomplete information, apperception, illusion, or other effects of perception.
Coexisting gender dysphoria and psychosis can be treated with gender affirming therapies, study shows

Coexisting gender dysphoria and psychosis can be treated with gender affirming therapies, study shows

How can deep learning impact healthcare?

How can deep learning impact healthcare?

Computer algorithm may be useful in early diagnosis of schizophrenia

Computer algorithm may be useful in early diagnosis of schizophrenia

Does smoking increase the risk of developing psychosis?

Does smoking increase the risk of developing psychosis?

Metacognitive training benefits accumulate over time for schizophrenia patients

Metacognitive training benefits accumulate over time for schizophrenia patients

Viewpoints: 'Triage' at the VA; GOP can't 'fix' health law; mental health problems in LA jail

Viewpoints: 'Triage' at the VA; GOP can't 'fix' health law; mental health problems in LA jail

Study defines specific genetic mechanism that explains some of schizophrenia's heritability

Study defines specific genetic mechanism that explains some of schizophrenia's heritability

Hallucinations common suicide motive in schizophrenia patients

Hallucinations common suicide motive in schizophrenia patients

Lack of insight linked to disengagement with CBT for psychosis

Lack of insight linked to disengagement with CBT for psychosis

Researchers find mechanism for spatial self-awareness that combines visual cues with body motion

Researchers find mechanism for spatial self-awareness that combines visual cues with body motion

Dreams and delusions are associated with faulty "reality testing", shows research

Dreams and delusions are associated with faulty "reality testing", shows research

Heritable bipolar phenotypes pinned down

Heritable bipolar phenotypes pinned down

Metacognitive training complements antipsychotic therapy

Metacognitive training complements antipsychotic therapy

Methylation changes related to immune function can moderate symptoms in schizophrenia patients

Methylation changes related to immune function can moderate symptoms in schizophrenia patients

Viewpoints: Fighting to a draw on Medicare; A coming era of austerity

Viewpoints: Fighting to a draw on Medicare; A coming era of austerity

Viewpoints: Voters want Medicare protected in 'grand bargain;' Increases in taxes can't cover the 'fiscal cliff'; Kids' health needs more attention

Viewpoints: Voters want Medicare protected in 'grand bargain;' Increases in taxes can't cover the 'fiscal cliff'; Kids' health needs more attention

Schizophrenia and the immune system: an interview with Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert

Schizophrenia and the immune system: an interview with Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert

Treatment of Schizophrenia receives notice of intention to grant a European patent

Treatment of Schizophrenia receives notice of intention to grant a European patent

State roundup: Mass. seeks to improve medical malpractice system; Health exchange legislation progresses in Ala.

State roundup: Mass. seeks to improve medical malpractice system; Health exchange legislation progresses in Ala.

NPR: What boomers think about health and retirement

NPR: What boomers think about health and retirement