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Schizophrenia is a chronic debilitating disorder which affects more than two million Americans, and millions more worldwide. While significant progress has been made in understanding the disease and developing treatments, there remains a significant unmet medical need. More than 50% of patients switch their medication in a given year due to either poor response or the experience of adverse events.
Penn State physician highlights the importance of speaking frankly about suicide

Penn State physician highlights the importance of speaking frankly about suicide

Embryonic damage due to autoantibodies could be cause of behavioral disorders in the child

Embryonic damage due to autoantibodies could be cause of behavioral disorders in the child

Study finds high prevalence of severe mental disorders in prisons

Study finds high prevalence of severe mental disorders in prisons

Scientists discover major regulator of schizophrenia that is active during early development

Scientists discover major regulator of schizophrenia that is active during early development

A gene that acts as master regulator of schizophrenia identified

A gene that acts as master regulator of schizophrenia identified

Researchers identify mechanism responsible for spatial issues in people with Down syndrome

Researchers identify mechanism responsible for spatial issues in people with Down syndrome

Memory-protective drug for Alzheimer’s on the horizon

Memory-protective drug for Alzheimer’s on the horizon

New research examines benefit of nutrient supplementation in people with mental disorders

New research examines benefit of nutrient supplementation in people with mental disorders

Salk researchers develop method to reveal epigenetic features of brain cells

Salk researchers develop method to reveal epigenetic features of brain cells

Researchers investigate how to prevent the onset of schizophrenia using mouse model

Researchers investigate how to prevent the onset of schizophrenia using mouse model

Neuroscientists discover how brain rhythms organize our visual perception

Neuroscientists discover how brain rhythms organize our visual perception

Schizophrenia and brain noise filtering

Schizophrenia and brain noise filtering

Scientists discover brain areas for understanding metaphors in healthy and schizophrenic people

Scientists discover brain areas for understanding metaphors in healthy and schizophrenic people

Neuroscientists reveal how our brain filters sounds

Neuroscientists reveal how our brain filters sounds

Lefthandedness genes change the way the brain develops

Lefthandedness genes change the way the brain develops

Researchers map uncharted area of genome using advanced imaging

Researchers map uncharted area of genome using advanced imaging

Neurobiological pathophysiology of schizophrenia differs based on gender

Neurobiological pathophysiology of schizophrenia differs based on gender

“Mini Brains” in the lab show electrical activity similar to a preemie’s brain

“Mini Brains” in the lab show electrical activity similar to a preemie’s brain

Individuals with many different psychiatric disorders have heightened impulsivity, study finds

Individuals with many different psychiatric disorders have heightened impulsivity, study finds

Neurological markers in the brain can help detect people at risk for psychotic disorders

Neurological markers in the brain can help detect people at risk for psychotic disorders