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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.''
Brain thinning in youth associated with psychosis

Brain thinning in youth associated with psychosis

Partners to people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder also meet diagnostic criteria for mental disorder

Partners to people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder also meet diagnostic criteria for mental disorder

Bath scientists receive £1.3 million grant to develop a portable spice-detection device

Bath scientists receive £1.3 million grant to develop a portable spice-detection device

Cannabis users genetically predisposed to schizophrenia may have higher risk for psychosis

Cannabis users genetically predisposed to schizophrenia may have higher risk for psychosis

Inhibition of nsp14 methyltransferase as a potential antiviral target for SARS-CoV-2

Inhibition of nsp14 methyltransferase as a potential antiviral target for SARS-CoV-2

Antipsychotics could have a protective impact against SARS-CoV-2

Antipsychotics could have a protective impact against SARS-CoV-2

SlowMo therapy helps treat paranoid thoughts in people experiencing psychosis

SlowMo therapy helps treat paranoid thoughts in people experiencing psychosis

Mice experiencing hallucination-like events provide clues to understand psychosis

Mice experiencing hallucination-like events provide clues to understand psychosis

Disrupted biochemical pathway can lead to the brain changes characteristic of bipolar disorder

Disrupted biochemical pathway can lead to the brain changes characteristic of bipolar disorder

Study finds higher psychotic symptoms in young 'night owls' at risk of psychosis

Study finds higher psychotic symptoms in young 'night owls' at risk of psychosis

Real-time fMRI neurofeedback offers a novel treatment method for psychiatric illness

Real-time fMRI neurofeedback offers a novel treatment method for psychiatric illness

Study reveals information about risk genes in schizophrenia

Study reveals information about risk genes in schizophrenia

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Study investigates characteristics of high utilizers for psychiatric hospital services

Study investigates characteristics of high utilizers for psychiatric hospital services

MSK researchers report an underlying cause of COVID brain

MSK researchers report an underlying cause of COVID brain

Using machine learning to identify patients with a mix of psychotic and depressive symptoms

Using machine learning to identify patients with a mix of psychotic and depressive symptoms

UiB professor receives 12 million NOK to study the relation between psychosis and criminal insanity

UiB professor receives 12 million NOK to study the relation between psychosis and criminal insanity

GSA experts propose strategies to address dementia-related psychosis

GSA experts propose strategies to address dementia-related psychosis

New machine learning tool predicts schizophrenia

New machine learning tool predicts schizophrenia

New machine learning workflows for better prediction of psychosis

New machine learning workflows for better prediction of psychosis