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Psychosis means abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a "loss of contact with reality". People suffering from psychosis are said to be ''psychotic.''
Pimavanserin reduced psychotic symptoms in people with dementia in phase 3 study

Pimavanserin reduced psychotic symptoms in people with dementia in phase 3 study

Infant sleep problems can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence

Infant sleep problems can be linked to mental disorders in adolescence

Study provides mechanistic explanation of psychotic symptoms in young people

Study provides mechanistic explanation of psychotic symptoms in young people

Study: Migrants with psychosis are more likely to be placed under compulsory care

Study: Migrants with psychosis are more likely to be placed under compulsory care

Problems in how the brain recognizes and processes novel information underlie psychosis

Problems in how the brain recognizes and processes novel information underlie psychosis

Antipsychotic medications do not treat young people with early psychosis

Antipsychotic medications do not treat young people with early psychosis

Familial severe psychiatric history affects treatment of bipolar disorder patients

Familial severe psychiatric history affects treatment of bipolar disorder patients

Antipsychotic drug clozapine can trigger severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Antipsychotic drug clozapine can trigger severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Examining dopamine receptors in their natural environment

Examining dopamine receptors in their natural environment

NMDA receptors play key role in sleep deficits that accompany psychiatric disorders

NMDA receptors play key role in sleep deficits that accompany psychiatric disorders

Out-of-sync gamma waves in the brain may underlie learning issues in psychiatric disorders

Out-of-sync gamma waves in the brain may underlie learning issues in psychiatric disorders

How COVID-19 affects the nervous system

How COVID-19 affects the nervous system

New NIMH plan provides a framework for advancing mental health research

New NIMH plan provides a framework for advancing mental health research

Researchers assess potential impact of COVID-19 on people with psychosis

Researchers assess potential impact of COVID-19 on people with psychosis

Study: 40% of women who suffer postpartum psychosis do not become ill again

Study: 40% of women who suffer postpartum psychosis do not become ill again

Injury risk higher in children of parents with mental illness

Injury risk higher in children of parents with mental illness

Women who experience postpartum psychiatric disorders less likely to have a second child

Women who experience postpartum psychiatric disorders less likely to have a second child

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

Psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells

Psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells

Clinicians urged to reconsider controversial acne treatment

Clinicians urged to reconsider controversial acne treatment