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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.''
Investigational antipsychotic treatment offers sustained benefits for people with dementia-related psychosis

Investigational antipsychotic treatment offers sustained benefits for people with dementia-related psychosis

Psychiatric patients have higher odds of hospitalization and death following COVID-19

Psychiatric patients have higher odds of hospitalization and death following COVID-19

UK study finds brain or nerve complications in 1 in 20 of children hospitalized with COVID-19

UK study finds brain or nerve complications in 1 in 20 of children hospitalized with COVID-19

Disruption in blood clotting and the first line immune system could contribute to psychosis

Disruption in blood clotting and the first line immune system could contribute to psychosis

Study opens the door to improved treatment for psychosis sufferers

Study opens the door to improved treatment for psychosis sufferers

About 4 in 100 COVID-19 hospitalized children may develop neurological complications, a study finds

About 4 in 100 COVID-19 hospitalized children may develop neurological complications, a study finds

Scientists identify abnormal neural replay of memories in people with schizophrenia

Scientists identify abnormal neural replay of memories in people with schizophrenia

Patient-psychotherapist matching improves outcomes of mental health treatment

Patient-psychotherapist matching improves outcomes of mental health treatment

New project aims to identify quantitative biological features common across diseases

New project aims to identify quantitative biological features common across diseases

Proven treatment for psychosis has been recognized as standard of care

Proven treatment for psychosis has been recognized as standard of care

Cinnamon compound could be useful supplement to dexamethasone in COVID-19 treatment

Cinnamon compound could be useful supplement to dexamethasone in COVID-19 treatment

Immune system dysfunction can alter the link between cannabis use and psychosis

Immune system dysfunction can alter the link between cannabis use and psychosis

Treatment-resistant depression relieved by laughing gas

Treatment-resistant depression relieved by laughing gas

A single blood-based biomarker can help indicate underlying neurodegeneration

A single blood-based biomarker can help indicate underlying neurodegeneration

Methamphetamine users more susceptible to have medical, mental, and substance use issues

Methamphetamine users more susceptible to have medical, mental, and substance use issues

Research offers new hope for people affected by the microdeletion of chromosome 22

Research offers new hope for people affected by the microdeletion of chromosome 22

Adolescents with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids less likely to develop psychotic disorder

Adolescents with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids less likely to develop psychotic disorder

Adults with schizophrenia have increased risk of dying from suicide

Adults with schizophrenia have increased risk of dying from suicide

Medications commonly prescribed for schizophrenia linked to cognitive impairment

Medications commonly prescribed for schizophrenia linked to cognitive impairment

Brain thinning in youth associated with psychosis

Brain thinning in youth associated with psychosis