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Paranoia is a mental disorder in which a person has an extreme fear and distrust of others. A paranoid person may have delusions that people are trying to harm him or her.
Different use of brain areas may explain memory problems in schizophrenics

Different use of brain areas may explain memory problems in schizophrenics

Scientists can predict psychotic illness in up to 80 percent of high-risk youth

Scientists can predict psychotic illness in up to 80 percent of high-risk youth

Schizophrenia candidate genes affect even healthy individuals

Schizophrenia candidate genes affect even healthy individuals

Schizophrenia candidate genes affect even healthy individuals

Schizophrenia candidate genes affect even healthy individuals

Hallucinations in schizophrenia linked to brain area that regulates emotion and processes human voices

Hallucinations in schizophrenia linked to brain area that regulates emotion and processes human voices

First mouse model of schizophrenia

First mouse model of schizophrenia

Antipsychotic drugs used to treat dementia shorten life

Antipsychotic drugs used to treat dementia shorten life

Brits over-react to threat of crystal meth

Brits over-react to threat of crystal meth

Indian woman infected with HIV forced to abort her own baby

Indian woman infected with HIV forced to abort her own baby

Prospective Huntington At Risk Observational Study

Prospective Huntington At Risk Observational Study

"Magic" mushrooms create profound mystical experience and change behaviour

"Magic" mushrooms create profound mystical experience and change behaviour

Hallucinogen in mushrooms creates mystical/spiritual experiences

Hallucinogen in mushrooms creates mystical/spiritual experiences

Altered activity in receptor pair points to further complexity in schizophrenia pathology

Altered activity in receptor pair points to further complexity in schizophrenia pathology

Study identified characteristics of caregivers that may increase symptoms in dementia patients

Study identified characteristics of caregivers that may increase symptoms in dementia patients

Olanzapine appears to lower or delay full-blown psychosis

Olanzapine appears to lower or delay full-blown psychosis

Skin patch to treat ADHD gets the green light

Skin patch to treat ADHD gets the green light

Man takes 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

Man takes 40,000 ecstasy pills in nine years

Anabolic steroids flip the adolescent brain's switch for aggression

Anabolic steroids flip the adolescent brain's switch for aggression

Steroids trigger long lasting aggression in teens

Steroids trigger long lasting aggression in teens

Memory aids help people with schizophrenia remember things just as well as healthy people

Memory aids help people with schizophrenia remember things just as well as healthy people