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Psychopharmacology is the study of drug-induced changes in mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior.
Improvements in pharmacological study to fight cognitive impairment in schizophrenia

Improvements in pharmacological study to fight cognitive impairment in schizophrenia

Study proposes improvements in pharmacological study of cognitive function enhancers in schizophrenia

Study proposes improvements in pharmacological study of cognitive function enhancers in schizophrenia

Incorrect prescribing warnings in electronic prescribing systems

Incorrect prescribing warnings in electronic prescribing systems

Discovery would help specify role of genetics in the development of neuropsychiatric disorders

Discovery would help specify role of genetics in the development of neuropsychiatric disorders

Drug used to treat PTSD does not reduce suicidal thinking, may worsen nightmares and insomnia

Drug used to treat PTSD does not reduce suicidal thinking, may worsen nightmares and insomnia

New reviews analyze symptom stability over the course of psychiatric disorders

New reviews analyze symptom stability over the course of psychiatric disorders

Study reveals connection between hunger and mood

Study reveals connection between hunger and mood

Inhaled form of high blood pressure drug has potential to treat anxiety, pain

Inhaled form of high blood pressure drug has potential to treat anxiety, pain

Cancer patient-centered video blogs yield most empathetic responses from viewers

Cancer patient-centered video blogs yield most empathetic responses from viewers

Single dose of cannabidiol showed effective results in rats with symptoms of depression

Single dose of cannabidiol showed effective results in rats with symptoms of depression

Ketamine may be potential therapeutic option for adolescents with treatment-resistant depression

Ketamine may be potential therapeutic option for adolescents with treatment-resistant depression

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

URI researchers working to develop novel medication to treat alcohol use disorder

URI researchers working to develop novel medication to treat alcohol use disorder

New study focuses on best, cost effective practices to bridge treatment gap for brain disorders

New study focuses on best, cost effective practices to bridge treatment gap for brain disorders

Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people

Combination of physical fitness and aortic stiffness explains rate of memory decline in older people

MDMA appears to help in treating PTSD patients

MDMA appears to help in treating PTSD patients

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

Experts discuss how medicinal cannabis can impact opioid crisis

Experts discuss how medicinal cannabis can impact opioid crisis

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

Children with autism more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medication, study finds

SSRIs may be more effective option for treating anxious youth, UC research shows

SSRIs may be more effective option for treating anxious youth, UC research shows