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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.
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

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia

Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder

Duke researchers link specific differences in brain structure to multiple forms of mental disorder

Western-led research uncovers underlying molecular mechanism that controls acoustic habituation

Western-led research uncovers underlying molecular mechanism that controls acoustic habituation

Study uncovers novel role for cortical interneurons in coding of spatial information

Study uncovers novel role for cortical interneurons in coding of spatial information

New drug can reduce tardive dyskinesia in patients with schizophrenia, mood disorder

New drug can reduce tardive dyskinesia in patients with schizophrenia, mood disorder

Study shows how prefrontal cortex may teach hippocampus to differentiate goal-related memories

Study shows how prefrontal cortex may teach hippocampus to differentiate goal-related memories

Probiotics may help treat yeast infections, bowel problems in men with schizophrenia

Probiotics may help treat yeast infections, bowel problems in men with schizophrenia

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

Digitising health records could have positive impact on diagnosis and treatment of illnesses

Digitising health records could have positive impact on diagnosis and treatment of illnesses

Balance test can temporarily alleviate common symptom in schizophrenia patients

Balance test can temporarily alleviate common symptom in schizophrenia patients

Veterans treated for schizophrenia less likely to use alcohol than general population, study finds

Veterans treated for schizophrenia less likely to use alcohol than general population, study finds

Cerebellar stimulation improves schizophrenia-like thinking problems in rats

Cerebellar stimulation improves schizophrenia-like thinking problems in rats

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

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

Researchers show shared genetic origin between ALS/MND and schizophrenia

Researchers show shared genetic origin between ALS/MND and schizophrenia

Scientists achieve closest view of working nerve synapses using custom-built microscope

Scientists achieve closest view of working nerve synapses using custom-built microscope

Study finds greater risk of suicide following initial episode of self-harm

Study finds greater risk of suicide following initial episode of self-harm

Maternal infections during pregnancy may alter genes key to prenatal brain development

Maternal infections during pregnancy may alter genes key to prenatal brain development