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Psychosis means abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a "loss of contact with reality". People suffering from psychosis are said to be ''psychotic.''
Multipronged study of schizophrenia-associated syndrome receives $3.1 million NIH grant

Multipronged study of schizophrenia-associated syndrome receives $3.1 million NIH grant

Postnatal depression in dads

Postnatal depression in dads

Nocturia is the top cause of sleep disturbance

Nocturia is the top cause of sleep disturbance

New research project unravels disease mechanisms of schizophrenia

New research project unravels disease mechanisms of schizophrenia

Rutgers opens first-episode psychosis outpatient clinic for young adults

Rutgers opens first-episode psychosis outpatient clinic for young adults

Study highlights impact of mental health services on young people with psychosis

Study highlights impact of mental health services on young people with psychosis

Non-severe infections can increase risk of developing serious mental disorders

Non-severe infections can increase risk of developing serious mental disorders

Talking therapy strengthens connections in the brains of people with psychosis, study shows

Talking therapy strengthens connections in the brains of people with psychosis, study shows

Study reveals how migration increases person's risk of developing schizophrenia

Study reveals how migration increases person's risk of developing schizophrenia

Many smokers desire counseling to help them quit, but only few are receiving it

Many smokers desire counseling to help them quit, but only few are receiving it

Two research studies on new molecules could potentially treat Alzheimer's disease

Two research studies on new molecules could potentially treat Alzheimer's disease

'Friendship Bench' approach holds potential to improve lives of people with mental health problems

'Friendship Bench' approach holds potential to improve lives of people with mental health problems

History of head injuries increases risk of negative outcomes for homeless adults with mental illness

History of head injuries increases risk of negative outcomes for homeless adults with mental illness

People at increased risk of schizophrenia more likely to use cannabis, research finds

People at increased risk of schizophrenia more likely to use cannabis, research finds

RCSI researcher receives ERC grant for research into psychotic experiences in young people

RCSI researcher receives ERC grant for research into psychotic experiences in young people

Study finds abnormally low blood flow in the brain of marijuana users

Study finds abnormally low blood flow in the brain of marijuana users

Home-based telemental health provides improved quality of life for depressed elderly veterans

Home-based telemental health provides improved quality of life for depressed elderly veterans

Medical cannabis may help treat mental health problems and opioid addiction

Medical cannabis may help treat mental health problems and opioid addiction

Cannabis abuse linked to risk of developing psychosis

Cannabis abuse linked to risk of developing psychosis

Neurocognitive impairments may serve as early warning signs of schizophrenia

Neurocognitive impairments may serve as early warning signs of schizophrenia