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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.''
Women who experience postpartum psychiatric disorders less likely to have a second child

Women who experience postpartum psychiatric disorders less likely to have a second child

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

Psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells

Psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells

Clinicians urged to reconsider controversial acne treatment

Clinicians urged to reconsider controversial acne treatment

New training program can help patients get full benefit of digital mental health tools

New training program can help patients get full benefit of digital mental health tools

Assigning patients to five well defined subgroups of psychoses

Assigning patients to five well defined subgroups of psychoses

Autoantibodies can also act as the body's own antidepressants

Autoantibodies can also act as the body's own antidepressants

Patients taking antidepressants for years likely to face dangerous withdrawal symptoms

Patients taking antidepressants for years likely to face dangerous withdrawal symptoms

New study provides clear picture of brain abnormalities associated with schizophrenia

New study provides clear picture of brain abnormalities associated with schizophrenia

Study provides insight into how CBD influences the brains of people with psychosis

Study provides insight into how CBD influences the brains of people with psychosis

Cannabis use disorder more common in adults with pain

Cannabis use disorder more common in adults with pain

Texas program effectively reduces use of anti-psychotics in foster children

Texas program effectively reduces use of anti-psychotics in foster children

Antipsychotics linked to higher risk of head, brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's

Antipsychotics linked to higher risk of head, brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's

Overactivation of neuroimmune gene leads to schizophrenia-like changes in mice

Overactivation of neuroimmune gene leads to schizophrenia-like changes in mice

Epilepsy neurostimulators provide extra benefit by reducing neuropsychiatric comorbidities

Epilepsy neurostimulators provide extra benefit by reducing neuropsychiatric comorbidities

Genetics plays a role in the effects of long-term methamphetamine use

Genetics plays a role in the effects of long-term methamphetamine use

Study reveals long-term cognitive changes and clinical outcomes in psychotic disorders

Study reveals long-term cognitive changes and clinical outcomes in psychotic disorders

Problem drinkers have higher likelihood of using benzodiazepines

Problem drinkers have higher likelihood of using benzodiazepines

New insights into the most perplexing medical mysteries associated with schizophrenia

New insights into the most perplexing medical mysteries associated with schizophrenia

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

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