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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.''
Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Screening individuals at-risk for psychosis may help predict future violent behavior

Screening individuals at-risk for psychosis may help predict future violent behavior

University of Warwick receives multi-million pound grant to improve healthcare in slums

University of Warwick receives multi-million pound grant to improve healthcare in slums

University of Warwick researchers receive £1.5 million grant to tackle psychosis in India

University of Warwick researchers receive £1.5 million grant to tackle psychosis in India

Schizophrenia patients have impaired social episodic memory in all phases of illness

Schizophrenia patients have impaired social episodic memory in all phases of illness

New study shows link between marijuana use and psychotic-like experiences

New study shows link between marijuana use and psychotic-like experiences

Study highlights rate of misdiagnosis in Alzheimer's disease patients with psychosis

Study highlights rate of misdiagnosis in Alzheimer's disease patients with psychosis

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT

Treating anxiety disorders in children with CBT

Review: Role of childhood trauma in increasing psychosis risk

Review: Role of childhood trauma in increasing psychosis risk

Psychiatrist explains dangerous effects of cocaine addiction

Psychiatrist explains dangerous effects of cocaine addiction

Scientists report brain network organization changes that underlie improvements in executive function

Scientists report brain network organization changes that underlie improvements in executive function

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Experts find benefits of antipsychotic medications to be much greater than side effects

Experts find benefits of antipsychotic medications to be much greater than side effects

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Infantile spasms and multiple sclerosis relapse data presented at AAN

Study shows thinning of gray matter in the brains of patients with bipolar disorder

Study shows thinning of gray matter in the brains of patients with bipolar disorder

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Mental illness does not impact bariatric surgery outcomes, study finds

Mental illness does not impact bariatric surgery outcomes, study finds

Scientists find that increased risk of psychosis from cannabis use is relatively low

Scientists find that increased risk of psychosis from cannabis use is relatively low

NICE approves Healios’ CBT service for treating children, young people with anxiety disorders

NICE approves Healios’ CBT service for treating children, young people with anxiety disorders