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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: Broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in patients with brain disorders

Study: Broken shuttle protein may hinder learning in patients with brain disorders

Researchers discover shared genetic basis for psychiatric disorders

Researchers discover shared genetic basis for psychiatric disorders

Massive analysis of genomes reveals insights into genetic overlap among psychiatric diseases

Massive analysis of genomes reveals insights into genetic overlap among psychiatric diseases

Scientists identify novel genes linked with infantile forms of schizophrenia

Scientists identify novel genes linked with infantile forms of schizophrenia

Unusual gene provides novel insight into how the brain wires itself

Unusual gene provides novel insight into how the brain wires itself

New study focuses on best, cost effective practices to bridge treatment gap for brain disorders

New study focuses on best, cost effective practices to bridge treatment gap for brain disorders

Zika Virus: What Does the Future Hold?

Zika Virus: What Does the Future Hold?

Blood samples can be used to uncover genetic secrets inside the brain

Blood samples can be used to uncover genetic secrets inside the brain

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

Study: Antipsychotic treatment increases body fat and decreases insulin sensitivity in youth

People with severe mental illness more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, shows study

People with severe mental illness more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, shows study

When erratic teenage behavior means something more

When erratic teenage behavior means something more

Scientists find role of schizophrenia gene in brain development

Scientists find role of schizophrenia gene in brain development

Researchers examine effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation on the brain

Researchers examine effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation on the brain

New portable device may hold key to faster diagnosis of schizophrenia

New portable device may hold key to faster diagnosis of schizophrenia

Scientists identify neural circuit that gives rise to anxiety

Scientists identify neural circuit that gives rise to anxiety

Research shines spotlight on placenta's critical role in genetic risk for schizophrenia

Research shines spotlight on placenta's critical role in genetic risk for schizophrenia

Anti-inflammatory strategy could lead to improved survival of children with neuroblastoma

Anti-inflammatory strategy could lead to improved survival of children with neuroblastoma

Mobile health intervention for people with serious mental illness as effective as clinic-based treatment

Mobile health intervention for people with serious mental illness as effective as clinic-based treatment

Children and adolescents growing up in extreme societal conditions more likely to resort to violence

Children and adolescents growing up in extreme societal conditions more likely to resort to violence

Schizophrenics' blood samples feature genetic material from more types of microorganisms

Schizophrenics' blood samples feature genetic material from more types of microorganisms