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New project to investigate a promising drug target for treatment of schizophrenia

New project to investigate a promising drug target for treatment of schizophrenia

Loneliness in older adults during COVID-19 lockdown linked to worsening depressive symptoms

Loneliness in older adults during COVID-19 lockdown linked to worsening depressive symptoms

Consuming caffeinated coffee can temporarily mitigate repercussions of reduced sleep

Consuming caffeinated coffee can temporarily mitigate repercussions of reduced sleep

SMART recovery groups provide addiction services during COVID-19 pandemic

SMART recovery groups provide addiction services during COVID-19 pandemic

Trial results support efficacy of incentivizing vaccine adherence

Trial results support efficacy of incentivizing vaccine adherence

Researcher explores coercive measures used in Norwegian asylums

Researcher explores coercive measures used in Norwegian asylums

Researchers evaluate the accuracy of NEWS2 scoring system for predicting COVID outcomes

Researchers evaluate the accuracy of NEWS2 scoring system for predicting COVID outcomes

Analysis reveals rapid surge in methamphetamine overdose deaths in the United States

Analysis reveals rapid surge in methamphetamine overdose deaths in the United States

Study shows high prevalence of mental health conditions among children with autism

Study shows high prevalence of mental health conditions among children with autism

Early life experiences can shape brain development in subsequent generations

Early life experiences can shape brain development in subsequent generations

Personalized neuromodulation approach provides relief from severe depression symptoms

Personalized neuromodulation approach provides relief from severe depression symptoms

New nasal spray delivers antipsychotic medication directly to the brain

New nasal spray delivers antipsychotic medication directly to the brain

New combination treatment may provide relief for patients with methamphetamine use disorder

New combination treatment may provide relief for patients with methamphetamine use disorder

Researchers demonstrate great potential for blood test to detect, monitor Alzheimer's disease

Researchers demonstrate great potential for blood test to detect, monitor Alzheimer's disease

Density of marijuana outlets associated with greater use among young adults

Density of marijuana outlets associated with greater use among young adults

Medical institutions should support health care workers with COVID-19 infection, say experts

Medical institutions should support health care workers with COVID-19 infection, say experts

FAU researchers develop simplified, rapid SARS-CoV-2 detection protocol

FAU researchers develop simplified, rapid SARS-CoV-2 detection protocol

Study examines the role of gut microbes in anorexia

Study examines the role of gut microbes in anorexia

Metabolites may be predictive indicators of patients at risk for recurrent major depression

Metabolites may be predictive indicators of patients at risk for recurrent major depression

UW investigators and Talkspace collaborate to study patient experiences with telepsychotherapy

UW investigators and Talkspace collaborate to study patient experiences with telepsychotherapy