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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.
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

Study sheds new light on the biological base of psychotic symptoms

Study sheds new light on the biological base of psychotic symptoms

Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis

Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis

Stanford researchers unravel how a common genetic deletion elevates schizophrenia risk

Stanford researchers unravel how a common genetic deletion elevates schizophrenia risk

First clinical trial launched to test psilocybin therapy for depression in cancer patients

First clinical trial launched to test psilocybin therapy for depression in cancer patients

Study examines the side effects of Alzheimer's disease dementia drugs

Study examines the side effects of Alzheimer's disease dementia drugs

Antidepressants are not designed for dementia, shows study

Antidepressants are not designed for dementia, shows study

DNA hypermethylation correlated with reduced amygdala volume in male patients with schizophrenia

DNA hypermethylation correlated with reduced amygdala volume in male patients with schizophrenia

Antipsychotic medications do not treat young people with early psychosis

Antipsychotic medications do not treat young people with early psychosis

Antipsychotic drug clozapine can trigger severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Antipsychotic drug clozapine can trigger severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Can Chlorpromazine help treat COVID-19?

Can Chlorpromazine help treat COVID-19?

GlobalData: Patients treated for ICU delirium will increase as COVID-19 outbreak continues

GlobalData: Patients treated for ICU delirium will increase as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Genetic discoveries show promise for developing new treatment targets for schizophrenia

Genetic discoveries show promise for developing new treatment targets for schizophrenia

Study finds promising biomarker for diagnosis of schizophrenia and treatment response

Study finds promising biomarker for diagnosis of schizophrenia and treatment response

How Ritalin works: focus on benefits rather than costs of work

How Ritalin works: focus on benefits rather than costs of work

Psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells

Psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells