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Antipsychotics are medicines used to treat the symptoms of mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder (sometimes called manic-depressive illness), anxiety disorders, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sometimes medications are used with other treatments such as psychotherapy.
Scientists identify molecular mechanism behind weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Scientists identify molecular mechanism behind weight gain in patients taking antipsychotics

Linkam FDCS196 stage used in research to develop a novel transdermal delivery system for risperidone

Linkam FDCS196 stage used in research to develop a novel transdermal delivery system for risperidone

Antipsychotics could have a protective impact against SARS-CoV-2

Antipsychotics could have a protective impact against SARS-CoV-2

Insomnia linked to more suicidal thoughts and disease severity in schizophrenia patients

Insomnia linked to more suicidal thoughts and disease severity in schizophrenia patients

Mice experiencing hallucination-like events provide clues to understand psychosis

Mice experiencing hallucination-like events provide clues to understand psychosis

Fluoxetine (Prozac) performs strongly in vitro against SARS-CoV-2 (including mutants)

Fluoxetine (Prozac) performs strongly in vitro against SARS-CoV-2 (including mutants)

Researchers study the effects of cocaine on patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

Researchers study the effects of cocaine on patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

Structural insights into glycine transporter open new avenues to find effective psychiatric drugs

Structural insights into glycine transporter open new avenues to find effective psychiatric drugs

Study reveals information about risk genes in schizophrenia

Study reveals information about risk genes in schizophrenia

Study explains why antipsychotic medications lead to weight gain, promote metabolic syndrome

Study explains why antipsychotic medications lead to weight gain, promote metabolic syndrome

Researchers identify protein sequences involved in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researchers identify protein sequences involved in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Researcher explores coercive measures used in Norwegian asylums

Researcher explores coercive measures used in Norwegian asylums

New nasal spray delivers antipsychotic medication directly to the brain

New nasal spray delivers antipsychotic medication directly to the brain

Stem cell engineering used to identify gene signaling pathway linked to schizophrenia

Stem cell engineering used to identify gene signaling pathway linked to schizophrenia

UH researcher examines whether early drug intervention can curb weight gain in mentally ill children

UH researcher examines whether early drug intervention can curb weight gain in mentally ill children

Researchers identify potential drug target that may improve cognition in people with mental illnesses

Researchers identify potential drug target that may improve cognition in people with mental illnesses

Parasite infection discovery could help develop treatments for neurological disorders

Parasite infection discovery could help develop treatments for neurological disorders

New evidence of neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions found

New evidence of neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions found

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Hydroxychloroquine not associated with prolonged heart rhythm intervals in RA or lupus patients

Hydroxychloroquine not associated with prolonged heart rhythm intervals in RA or lupus patients