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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.
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

Research suggests wisdom is linked to happiness and mental health

Research suggests wisdom is linked to happiness and mental health

Study provides insight into brain network connectivity in patients with psychotic disorders

Study provides insight into brain network connectivity in patients with psychotic disorders

Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at risk

Men who delay fatherhood put health of partners, unborn children at risk

Study: Under-connectivity is the underlying cause of brain disorders

Study: Under-connectivity is the underlying cause of brain disorders

Compound derived from broccoli sprouts may restore brain chemistry imbalance related to schizophrenia

Compound derived from broccoli sprouts may restore brain chemistry imbalance related to schizophrenia

‘Eat nuts three times a week’ during pregnancy to improve your child's I.Q.

‘Eat nuts three times a week’ during pregnancy to improve your child's I.Q.

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Meth vs. opioids: America has two drug epidemics, but focuses on one

Viral infection in utero associated with behavioral abnormalities in offspring

Viral infection in utero associated with behavioral abnormalities in offspring

Mount Sinai study identifies 20 new genetic associations with bipolar disorder

Mount Sinai study identifies 20 new genetic associations with bipolar disorder

No safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, suggests study

No safe amount of alcohol during pregnancy, suggests study

The homeless are dying in record numbers on the streets of L.A.

The homeless are dying in record numbers on the streets of L.A.

Texting helps improve medication adherence, health outcomes for patients with schizophrenia

Texting helps improve medication adherence, health outcomes for patients with schizophrenia

Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Johns Hopkins study reports overdiagnosis of schizophrenia

Johns Hopkins study reports overdiagnosis of schizophrenia

Study resolves sex differences in psychiatric illness risk

Study resolves sex differences in psychiatric illness risk

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Initial gene analysis could result in more effective antipsychotic treatment

Rare gut condition is more predictable from individual's genetic makeup, study finds

Rare gut condition is more predictable from individual's genetic makeup, study finds

Psychosocial difficulties related to brain disorders much more similar than expected

Psychosocial difficulties related to brain disorders much more similar than expected

Stimulating parvalbumin-containing cells causes surprising changes in blood volume, flow

Stimulating parvalbumin-containing cells causes surprising changes in blood volume, flow