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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.
New report provides a detailed picture of people with younger onset dementia

New report provides a detailed picture of people with younger onset dementia

Repurposing an antipsychotic drug to treat various types of cancer

Repurposing an antipsychotic drug to treat various types of cancer

$50 million PCORI funding approved for studies focused on treating suicidal depression and bipolar depression

$50 million PCORI funding approved for studies focused on treating suicidal depression and bipolar depression

Scientists identify papain-like protease inhibitor against COVID-19

Scientists identify papain-like protease inhibitor against COVID-19

How common is pediatric cannabis use and what are the risks?

How common is pediatric cannabis use and what are the risks?

Researchers call for nursing homes to shift to non-medication-based methods to help dementia patients

Researchers call for nursing homes to shift to non-medication-based methods to help dementia patients

Betting on ‘golden age’ of colonoscopies, private equity invests in gastro docs

Betting on ‘golden age’ of colonoscopies, private equity invests in gastro docs

Cannabidiol for Parkinson's disease symptom management

Cannabidiol for Parkinson's disease symptom management

Dosing recommendations should always be respected while taking herbal supplements

Dosing recommendations should always be respected while taking herbal supplements

Neuroimaging advances show promise in helping transcranial electrical stimulation to effectively treat visual hallucinations

Neuroimaging advances show promise in helping transcranial electrical stimulation to effectively treat visual hallucinations

Study shows massive variations in prescribing of “comfort kit” medications by hospice agencies

Study shows massive variations in prescribing of “comfort kit” medications by hospice agencies

Children prenatally exposed to antipsychotics do not have increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders

Children prenatally exposed to antipsychotics do not have increased risk for neurodevelopmental disorders

Black psychiatric patients more likely to be chemically sedated in the EDs than white counterparts

Black psychiatric patients more likely to be chemically sedated in the EDs than white counterparts

Researchers discover potential link between inflammation and structure of specific brain regions

Researchers discover potential link between inflammation and structure of specific brain regions

Covid and schizophrenia: Why this deadly mix can deepen knowledge of the brain disease

Covid and schizophrenia: Why this deadly mix can deepen knowledge of the brain disease

Study shows link between psychotropic medication use and post-Covid dementia

Study shows link between psychotropic medication use and post-Covid dementia

Two new studies shed light on tau’s role in Alzheimer’s disease psychosis

Two new studies shed light on tau’s role in Alzheimer’s disease psychosis

State laws aim to regulate ‘troubled teen industry,’ but loopholes remain

State laws aim to regulate ‘troubled teen industry,’ but loopholes remain

Deep roots help this Chicago pharmacist avoid creating another drugstore desert

Deep roots help this Chicago pharmacist avoid creating another drugstore desert

Cannabinoid medicines have enormous therapeutic potential but reliable studies still lacking

Cannabinoid medicines have enormous therapeutic potential but reliable studies still lacking