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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.''
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

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