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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.''
Drug used to treat Parkinson’s shows potential as a dementia treatment

Drug used to treat Parkinson’s shows potential as a dementia treatment

Study: 20% of people with depression have suicidal thoughts despite treatment

Study: 20% of people with depression have suicidal thoughts despite treatment

Polygenic risk score improves psychosis risk prediction, study finds

Polygenic risk score improves psychosis risk prediction, study finds

Smoking causes… schizophrenia?

Smoking causes… schizophrenia?

APHA adopts 14 new public health policy statements at 2019 Annual Meeting

APHA adopts 14 new public health policy statements at 2019 Annual Meeting

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

King's College London, UCL launch new study on impact of arts on physical and mental health

King's College London, UCL launch new study on impact of arts on physical and mental health

Cannabis is not an effective treatment for mental health conditions, conclude experts

Cannabis is not an effective treatment for mental health conditions, conclude experts

University of Bath develops simple saliva test to detect synthetic drug 'spice'

University of Bath develops simple saliva test to detect synthetic drug 'spice'

Study: Diagnosed levels of psychosis and anxiety more severe among men in Hackney

Study: Diagnosed levels of psychosis and anxiety more severe among men in Hackney

Youth with psychosis spectrum disorders have distinct brain region alterations

Youth with psychosis spectrum disorders have distinct brain region alterations

How the SETD1A gene produces schizophrenia in mice

How the SETD1A gene produces schizophrenia in mice

Study seeks participants with VCFS-related psychosis to help create biobank of cerebral organoids

Study seeks participants with VCFS-related psychosis to help create biobank of cerebral organoids

BBRF announces over $13.8 million in Young Investigator Grants to support mental health scientists

BBRF announces over $13.8 million in Young Investigator Grants to support mental health scientists

Researchers to study efficacy of RESHAPE program to reduce stigma of primary care providers

Researchers to study efficacy of RESHAPE program to reduce stigma of primary care providers

Drug may improve the safety of cannabis use in early pregnancy

Drug may improve the safety of cannabis use in early pregnancy

International system can provide practical guideline on cannabis use, say researchers

International system can provide practical guideline on cannabis use, say researchers

New therapeutic approach for children born to mothers who used cannabis during pregnancy

New therapeutic approach for children born to mothers who used cannabis during pregnancy

Novel clinical trial to examine use of cannabidiol in people with Parkinson's-related psychosis

Novel clinical trial to examine use of cannabidiol in people with Parkinson's-related psychosis

UC San Diego's CMCR announces research grants to explore cannabis for medical applications

UC San Diego's CMCR announces research grants to explore cannabis for medical applications