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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.
Voice-hearers can quickly detect disguised speech patterns in ambiguous sounds

Voice-hearers can quickly detect disguised speech patterns in ambiguous sounds

New ultra lightweight device for neural recording in mice could transform brain disorder research

New ultra lightweight device for neural recording in mice could transform brain disorder research

UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia

UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia

Older people treated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression may not get relief from insomnia

Older people treated with electroconvulsive therapy for depression may not get relief from insomnia

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Scientists create stem cell-based model of rare inherited neurological condition

Scientists create stem cell-based model of rare inherited neurological condition

Mental health crucial to overall wellbeing of athletes

Mental health crucial to overall wellbeing of athletes

Researchers unravel genetic characteristics that increase risk of developing Tourette syndrome

Researchers unravel genetic characteristics that increase risk of developing Tourette syndrome

Salk professor receives NSF funding to pursue advanced modeling of the brain

Salk professor receives NSF funding to pursue advanced modeling of the brain

Increased inflammatory markers during pregnancy can lead to changes in fetal brain development

Increased inflammatory markers during pregnancy can lead to changes in fetal brain development

Habitual players of action video games have less grey matter in their brain, study reveals

Habitual players of action video games have less grey matter in their brain, study reveals

Researchers identify decreased brain pH levels in mouse models of mental disorders

Researchers identify decreased brain pH levels in mouse models of mental disorders

Study finds brains of women to be more active than men

Study finds brains of women to be more active than men

Study: New Medicine Service could save NHS England £517.6m

Study: New Medicine Service could save NHS England £517.6m

UVA researchers identify connection between dopamine neurons and brain’s circadian center

UVA researchers identify connection between dopamine neurons and brain’s circadian center

Burn injuries may be preventable through increased access to high-quality mental health care

Burn injuries may be preventable through increased access to high-quality mental health care

Researchers uncover 16 genetic markers linked to decreased lifespan

Researchers uncover 16 genetic markers linked to decreased lifespan

'Residual echo' of Neanderthal genes may hold clues to deficits in mental disorders

'Residual echo' of Neanderthal genes may hold clues to deficits in mental disorders

‘Sense of body ownership’ found to be unaffected in schizophrenia

‘Sense of body ownership’ found to be unaffected in schizophrenia

Study provides deeper insight into cannabis use in adolescence and detrimental long-term outcomes

Study provides deeper insight into cannabis use in adolescence and detrimental long-term outcomes