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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.''
Study estimates incidence of first-episode psychosis in six countries

Study estimates incidence of first-episode psychosis in six countries

Novel method to extract valuable psychiatric symptom information from doctors' notes

Novel method to extract valuable psychiatric symptom information from doctors' notes

Cannabis use triggers schizophrenia and other psychiatric issues

Cannabis use triggers schizophrenia and other psychiatric issues

Computer-based speech analysis has potential to improve prediction of psychosis

Computer-based speech analysis has potential to improve prediction of psychosis

MSU scientists seek to identify brain mechanisms related to psychosis

MSU scientists seek to identify brain mechanisms related to psychosis

Study reveals negative long-term effects of heavy cannabis use on brain function and behavior

Study reveals negative long-term effects of heavy cannabis use on brain function and behavior

Her sister’s keeper: Caring for a sibling with mental illness

Her sister’s keeper: Caring for a sibling with mental illness

Use of smoking cessation drug may put people at higher risk for cardiovascular events

Use of smoking cessation drug may put people at higher risk for cardiovascular events

Autism traits linked to risk of depression, suicidal thoughts in people with psychosis

Autism traits linked to risk of depression, suicidal thoughts in people with psychosis

Researchers find link between brain structure and hallucination proneness, musical aptitude

Researchers find link between brain structure and hallucination proneness, musical aptitude

HIV directly impacts the brain in early stages of infection

HIV directly impacts the brain in early stages of infection

FDA approves first digital pill with sensor - Abilify MyCite

FDA approves first digital pill with sensor - Abilify MyCite

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

Healthy people with psychotic-like experiences have altered brain dynamics, study finds

Healthy people with psychotic-like experiences have altered brain dynamics, study finds

Cochrane review provides clarity about safety of mefloquine for preventing malaria in travelers

Cochrane review provides clarity about safety of mefloquine for preventing malaria in travelers

Sunovion announces results from Phase 3 clinical study of new drug in children, adolescents with bipolar depression

Sunovion announces results from Phase 3 clinical study of new drug in children, adolescents with bipolar depression

Study explores mechanisms of psychotherapy in individuals at very high risk of psychosis

Study explores mechanisms of psychotherapy in individuals at very high risk of psychosis

USC study reveals how schizophrenia has biological effect on the entire brain

USC study reveals how schizophrenia has biological effect on the entire brain

Expert report provides new insight into nature of mental illness

Expert report provides new insight into nature of mental illness