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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.''
Risk for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has distinct effects on the brain

Risk for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has distinct effects on the brain

FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis

FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis

Breakthrough study identifies specific antibody target implicated in neuropsychiatric lupus

Breakthrough study identifies specific antibody target implicated in neuropsychiatric lupus

Blood clotting proteins in urine act as potent biomarkers for lupus

Blood clotting proteins in urine act as potent biomarkers for lupus

New study explores the effects of cannabis on brain neurochemistry

New study explores the effects of cannabis on brain neurochemistry

Traditional measures overlook socioeconomic costs associated with dementia

Traditional measures overlook socioeconomic costs associated with dementia

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Study: Treatment of psychosis can be targeted to specific genetic mutation

Study: Treatment of psychosis can be targeted to specific genetic mutation

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

Better care needed for people experiencing first manic episode, say researchers

Better care needed for people experiencing first manic episode, say researchers

Georgia researcher receives grant to develop models to better predict mental health disorders

Georgia researcher receives grant to develop models to better predict mental health disorders

Language in Facebook posts may help identify diabetes and mental health conditions

Language in Facebook posts may help identify diabetes and mental health conditions

New machine-learning method more precisely quantifies a known indicator for psychosis

New machine-learning method more precisely quantifies a known indicator for psychosis

$10 million endowed gift supports psychosis research efforts

$10 million endowed gift supports psychosis research efforts

One in five people living in conflict-affected areas has a mental health condition, analysis reveals

One in five people living in conflict-affected areas has a mental health condition, analysis reveals

Research on cannabis use in women limited, finds new study

Research on cannabis use in women limited, finds new study

Childhood adversity can impact brain development and behavior

Childhood adversity can impact brain development and behavior

New methodology for understanding psychiatric symptoms

New methodology for understanding psychiatric symptoms

Study: Many patients with schizophrenia and epilepsy die before reaching the age of fifty

Study: Many patients with schizophrenia and epilepsy die before reaching the age of fifty