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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.
Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populations

Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populations

New study reveals yin-yang personality of dopamine

New study reveals yin-yang personality of dopamine

Researchers confirm link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia

Researchers confirm link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia

Chronic, refractory schizophrenia patients benefit from targeted cognitive training

Chronic, refractory schizophrenia patients benefit from targeted cognitive training

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have increased risk of schizophrenia later in life

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have increased risk of schizophrenia later in life

Study shows correlation between childhood infections and increased risk of mental disorders

Study shows correlation between childhood infections and increased risk of mental disorders

Cedars-Sinai research identifies neurons that play role in how people recognize errors

Cedars-Sinai research identifies neurons that play role in how people recognize errors

Maryland researchers receive grant to study the brain-to-gut connection in schizophrenia

Maryland researchers receive grant to study the brain-to-gut connection in schizophrenia

Study identifies new potential target for treating major common diseases

Study identifies new potential target for treating major common diseases

Scientists alleviate schizophrenic symptoms in mice

Scientists alleviate schizophrenic symptoms in mice

UNLV researchers suggest new way to classify negative symptoms of schizophrenia

UNLV researchers suggest new way to classify negative symptoms of schizophrenia

Researchers discover first common genetic risk factors associated with ADHD

Researchers discover first common genetic risk factors associated with ADHD

BIO issues statement on proposed changes to Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans

BIO issues statement on proposed changes to Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans

Study finds genetic links between alcohol dependence and psychiatric disorders

Study finds genetic links between alcohol dependence and psychiatric disorders

Research team urges shake-up in mental health provision to enhance patient care

Research team urges shake-up in mental health provision to enhance patient care

Smokers at greater risk of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders

Smokers at greater risk of schizophrenia and psychotic disorders

First probabilistic atlas of thalamus nuclei to better understand the brain

First probabilistic atlas of thalamus nuclei to better understand the brain

Cardiff University collaborates with Takeda to identify new treatment approaches for psychiatric disorders

Cardiff University collaborates with Takeda to identify new treatment approaches for psychiatric disorders

UCLA biologists uncover how head injuries can lead to serious brain disorders

UCLA biologists uncover how head injuries can lead to serious brain disorders

With hospitalization losing favor, judges order outpatient mental health treatment

With hospitalization losing favor, judges order outpatient mental health treatment