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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.''
Outdated commissioning methods are failing mental health services in the UK, reveals report

Outdated commissioning methods are failing mental health services in the UK, reveals report

B-group vitamins may be beneficial for people with first episode psychosis

B-group vitamins may be beneficial for people with first episode psychosis

Newsom diverges sharply from Washington with health care budget

Newsom diverges sharply from Washington with health care budget

Study reveals increase in potency and price of cannabis across Europe

Study reveals increase in potency and price of cannabis across Europe

New research lays out potential path for treatment of Huntington’s disease

New research lays out potential path for treatment of Huntington’s disease

Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populations

Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populations

Chronic, refractory schizophrenia patients benefit from targeted cognitive training

Chronic, refractory schizophrenia patients benefit from targeted cognitive training

Study shows correlation between childhood infections and increased risk of mental disorders

Study shows correlation between childhood infections and increased risk of mental disorders

RCSI study: One quarter of suicide attempts are associated with perceptual difficulties

RCSI study: One quarter of suicide attempts are associated with perceptual difficulties

Smokers at greater risk of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders

Smokers at greater risk of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders

Noise pollution in hospital impact quality and safety of healthcare

Noise pollution in hospital impact quality and safety of healthcare

EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness

EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness

Brain activity pattern linked with development of schizophrenia

Brain activity pattern linked with development of schizophrenia

New reviews analyze symptom stability over the course of psychiatric disorders

New reviews analyze symptom stability over the course of psychiatric disorders

Researchers find key differences in brains of males and females with schizophrenia

Researchers find key differences in brains of males and females with schizophrenia

Study reveals safety, efficacy of brexpiprazole for schizophrenia patients with severe psychotic symptoms

Study reveals safety, efficacy of brexpiprazole for schizophrenia patients with severe psychotic symptoms

Multi-national database can help researchers address questions about bipolar disorder throughout adult lifespan

Multi-national database can help researchers address questions about bipolar disorder throughout adult lifespan

Scientists receive Young Investigator Grants from Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Scientists receive Young Investigator Grants from Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

New drug to treat Parkinson's disease psychosis do not pose greater risk of death

New drug to treat Parkinson's disease psychosis do not pose greater risk of death

Machine learning may be useful tool to predict outcomes for people at risk of psychosis, depression

Machine learning may be useful tool to predict outcomes for people at risk of psychosis, depression