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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.''
Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Researchers identify 30 genes associated with schizophrenia

Researchers identify 30 genes associated with schizophrenia

Episodes of psychosis linked to air pollution

Episodes of psychosis linked to air pollution

Marijuana use during pregnancy may increase psychosis risk in offspring

Marijuana use during pregnancy may increase psychosis risk in offspring

Daily marijuana use may increase risk of psychosis

Daily marijuana use may increase risk of psychosis

New study offers insight into development of delusions

New study offers insight into development of delusions

ADHD drug raising risk of psychosis

ADHD drug raising risk of psychosis

High potency cannabis use linked to psychosis finds study

High potency cannabis use linked to psychosis finds study

New case study describes adolescent patient with rapid-onset schizophrenia and Bartonella infection

New case study describes adolescent patient with rapid-onset schizophrenia and Bartonella infection

Mother's treatment for infection during pregnancy increases child's risk for autism and depression

Mother's treatment for infection during pregnancy increases child's risk for autism and depression

Study finds neuromelanin-sensitive MRI as potential biomarker for psychosis

Study finds neuromelanin-sensitive MRI as potential biomarker for psychosis

Cannabis use as a teenager linked to depression later in life

Cannabis use as a teenager linked to depression later in life

Cannabis use among adolescents linked with increased risk of depression in adulthood

Cannabis use among adolescents linked with increased risk of depression in adulthood

Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease

Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease

Patients with psychosis have accelerated aging of cognitive networks, study finds

Patients with psychosis have accelerated aging of cognitive networks, study finds

New drug for sleeping sickness approved in the Democratic Republic of Congo

New drug for sleeping sickness approved in the Democratic Republic of Congo

New guidelines developed for effective management of neuropsychiatric symptoms of Huntington’s disease

New guidelines developed for effective management of neuropsychiatric symptoms of Huntington’s disease

Association between tobacco use and paranoia is largely due to shared genetic influences

Association between tobacco use and paranoia is largely due to shared genetic influences

Copy number variants linked with 'schizophrenia-like' subtype of bipolar disorder

Copy number variants linked with 'schizophrenia-like' subtype of bipolar disorder

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