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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.''
Study offers new evidence on how childhood immunometabolic risk factors may lead to depression, psychosis

Study offers new evidence on how childhood immunometabolic risk factors may lead to depression, psychosis

Excessive intake of simple sugar in adolescents could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders

Excessive intake of simple sugar in adolescents could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders

Recently evolved region of the ‘dark genome’ provides clues to treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

Recently evolved region of the ‘dark genome’ provides clues to treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder

Changes in white matter connections during development linked to psychosis risk

Changes in white matter connections during development linked to psychosis risk

Children and adolescents with persistent high levels of anxiety at greater risk for later psychosis

Children and adolescents with persistent high levels of anxiety at greater risk for later psychosis

Childhood trauma may increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in young cannabis users

Childhood trauma may increase the risk of psychotic symptoms in young cannabis users

Early psychosis programs improve clinical and functional outcomes of young people

Early psychosis programs improve clinical and functional outcomes of young people

Effects of COVID-19 related stress on mental wellbeing

Effects of COVID-19 related stress on mental wellbeing

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder

Youth who have persistent, distressing psychotic-like experiences show impairment in many areas

Youth who have persistent, distressing psychotic-like experiences show impairment in many areas

Potential link between SARS-CoV-2 infection and secondary occurrence of anti-NMDAR encephalitis

Potential link between SARS-CoV-2 infection and secondary occurrence of anti-NMDAR encephalitis

New application makes it possible to monitor the symptoms of people at risk for psychosis

New application makes it possible to monitor the symptoms of people at risk for psychosis

Study investigates whether continued magnetic seizure therapy can prevent relapse of depression

Study investigates whether continued magnetic seizure therapy can prevent relapse of depression

Study reviews various diagnostic models of psychosis

Study reviews various diagnostic models of psychosis

WHO report reveals the worldwide failure to provide people with required mental health services

WHO report reveals the worldwide failure to provide people with required mental health services

Mental health disorders in adolescents linked to long-term exclusion from education, labor market

Mental health disorders in adolescents linked to long-term exclusion from education, labor market

Polygenic risk score no better at predicting psychosis outcomes than written reports, study finds

Polygenic risk score no better at predicting psychosis outcomes than written reports, study finds

Study explores ‘brain fog’ following COVID-19

Study explores ‘brain fog’ following COVID-19

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