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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.
MSU scientists seek to identify brain mechanisms related to psychosis

MSU scientists seek to identify brain mechanisms related to psychosis

Caltech researchers develop new method to see neural connections in living flies

Caltech researchers develop new method to see neural connections in living flies

New study discovers key brain circuit implicated in social behavior

New study discovers key brain circuit implicated in social behavior

Kessler Foundation researcher receives grant for study on emotional processing intervention in MS

Kessler Foundation researcher receives grant for study on emotional processing intervention in MS

Family study looks at potential genetic distinctions between bipolar disorder subtypes

Family study looks at potential genetic distinctions between bipolar disorder subtypes

Changing belief patterns about causes of mental illness may increase social acceptance

Changing belief patterns about causes of mental illness may increase social acceptance

Vanderbilt and Lundbeck collaborate to develop novel approach for treating schizophrenia

Vanderbilt and Lundbeck collaborate to develop novel approach for treating schizophrenia

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

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

Researchers optimize method to increase resolution of proteomic analysis

Researchers optimize method to increase resolution of proteomic analysis

'Thunder' protein activity may be associated with behavioral disorders like schizophrenia

'Thunder' protein activity may be associated with behavioral disorders like schizophrenia

New brain mapping technique reveals link between connectivity and IQ

New brain mapping technique reveals link between connectivity and IQ

Special issue highlights factors affecting healthcare for LGBT older adults

Special issue highlights factors affecting healthcare for LGBT older adults

Study: Ketamine more effective than common sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts

Study: Ketamine more effective than common sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts

People diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may actually have treatable condition

People diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may actually have treatable condition

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

Autism treatment: Social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation

Autism treatment: Social impairments can be corrected by brain stimulation

UQ researchers create new and improved version of ‘love hormone’

UQ researchers create new and improved version of ‘love hormone’

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

Study investigates link between cortisol levels of ICU patients’ family members and anxiety

Study investigates link between cortisol levels of ICU patients’ family members and anxiety

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

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