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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.''
Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT

Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT

Review: Role of childhood trauma in increasing psychosis risk

Review: Role of childhood trauma in increasing psychosis risk

Psychiatrist explains dangerous effects of cocaine addiction

Psychiatrist explains dangerous effects of cocaine addiction

Scientists report brain network organization changes that underlie improvements in executive function

Scientists report brain network organization changes that underlie improvements in executive function

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Experts find benefits of antipsychotic medications to be much greater than side effects

Experts find benefits of antipsychotic medications to be much greater than side effects

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Study shows thinning of gray matter in the brains of patients with bipolar disorder

Study shows thinning of gray matter in the brains of patients with bipolar disorder

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Mental illness does not impact bariatric surgery outcomes, study finds

Mental illness does not impact bariatric surgery outcomes, study finds

Scientists find that increased risk of psychosis from cannabis use is relatively low

Scientists find that increased risk of psychosis from cannabis use is relatively low

NICE approves Healios’ CBT service for treating children, young people with anxiety disorders

NICE approves Healios’ CBT service for treating children, young people with anxiety disorders

AAOS issues new guidelines for treatment of hip osteoarthritis

AAOS issues new guidelines for treatment of hip osteoarthritis

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

Scientists investigate factors that influence social stigma of mental illness

Scientists investigate factors that influence social stigma of mental illness

Balance test can temporarily alleviate common symptom in schizophrenia patients

Balance test can temporarily alleviate common symptom in schizophrenia patients

New study identifies early vulnerability brain marker for psychosis

New study identifies early vulnerability brain marker for psychosis

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