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Schizophrenia is a chronic debilitating disorder which affects more than two million Americans, and millions more worldwide. While significant progress has been made in understanding the disease and developing treatments, there remains a significant unmet medical need. More than 50% of patients switch their medication in a given year due to either poor response or the experience of adverse events.
Study provides deeper insight into cannabis use in adolescence and detrimental long-term outcomes

Study provides deeper insight into cannabis use in adolescence and detrimental long-term outcomes

New map may be first step to developing treatments for complex brain disorders

New map may be first step to developing treatments for complex brain disorders

CUMC researchers capture first snapshot of key brain receptor in action

CUMC researchers capture first snapshot of key brain receptor in action

Study opens up new avenues to understanding complex experience of hearing voices

Study opens up new avenues to understanding complex experience of hearing voices

Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

Screening individuals at-risk for psychosis may help predict future violent behavior

Screening individuals at-risk for psychosis may help predict future violent behavior

University of Warwick researchers receive £1.5 million grant to tackle psychosis in India

University of Warwick researchers receive £1.5 million grant to tackle psychosis in India

In Texas, people with mental illness find work helping peers

In Texas, people with mental illness find work helping peers

Schizophrenia patients have impaired social episodic memory in all phases of illness

Schizophrenia patients have impaired social episodic memory in all phases of illness

Internal clock ticks irregularly in patients with schizophrenia

Internal clock ticks irregularly in patients with schizophrenia

Senate GOP bill aims to add psych beds; squeeze on Medicaid signals their undoing

Senate GOP bill aims to add psych beds; squeeze on Medicaid signals their undoing

IBS scientists control memory by modulating synchronized brain waves during deep sleep

IBS scientists control memory by modulating synchronized brain waves during deep sleep

Research reveals biological processes that underlie comorbidity between Alzheimer's disease and cancer

Research reveals biological processes that underlie comorbidity between Alzheimer's disease and cancer

'Brain training' game could help improve memory in patients with patients with amnestic MCI

'Brain training' game could help improve memory in patients with patients with amnestic MCI

Study shows that cerebellum plays key role in schizophrenia

Study shows that cerebellum plays key role in schizophrenia

Study suggests sons of older fathers have characteristics of ‘geeks’

Study suggests sons of older fathers have characteristics of ‘geeks’

Study reveals new detailed understanding about GABA neurodevelopment in schizophrenia

Study reveals new detailed understanding about GABA neurodevelopment in schizophrenia

Uncontrolled brain activity may lead to memory and attentional impairments, review suggests

Uncontrolled brain activity may lead to memory and attentional impairments, review suggests

Long waits and long odds for those who need social security disability

Long waits and long odds for those who need social security disability

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness