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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.''
Altered white matter connectivity linked with disruption of conscious access in psychosis

Altered white matter connectivity linked with disruption of conscious access in psychosis

BMA reveals how record numbers of mental health patients are being sent miles from home for care

BMA reveals how record numbers of mental health patients are being sent miles from home for care

New evidence of neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions found

New evidence of neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions found

Black patients with lupus have higher risk of stroke and ischemic heart disease

Black patients with lupus have higher risk of stroke and ischemic heart disease

Study focuses on current practices of restraint use in emergency settings

Study focuses on current practices of restraint use in emergency settings

Study sheds new light on the biological base of psychotic symptoms

Study sheds new light on the biological base of psychotic symptoms

Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis

Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis

McLean Hospital joins public-private partnership to find cure for schizophrenia

McLean Hospital joins public-private partnership to find cure for schizophrenia

Young doctor succumbs to COVID, one of the south’s many health workers lost

Young doctor succumbs to COVID, one of the south’s many health workers lost

Children who experience neglect are more likely to have teen pregnancy

Children who experience neglect are more likely to have teen pregnancy

Physical diseases increase risk of being hospitalized with depression

Physical diseases increase risk of being hospitalized with depression

Digital phenotyping and machine learning can help assess severe mental illness

Digital phenotyping and machine learning can help assess severe mental illness

Doctors develop new data mining method to detect young people with emerging psychosis

Doctors develop new data mining method to detect young people with emerging psychosis

Study shows link between lipid metabolism and onset of psychosis

Study shows link between lipid metabolism and onset of psychosis

14 existing drugs identified as SARS-CoV-2 main protease inhibitors

14 existing drugs identified as SARS-CoV-2 main protease inhibitors

Using deep learning to study how mental disorders affect the brain

Using deep learning to study how mental disorders affect the brain

Blood test can help predict who is likely to develop psychotic disorders

Blood test can help predict who is likely to develop psychotic disorders

Researchers identify genetic risk factors that increase risk of bipolar disorder in people with depression

Researchers identify genetic risk factors that increase risk of bipolar disorder in people with depression

Combining machine learning with brain imaging tools can redefine the standard for diagnosing mental illnesses

Combining machine learning with brain imaging tools can redefine the standard for diagnosing mental illnesses

New treatment regimens show early efficacy for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

New treatment regimens show early efficacy for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis