Schizophrenia News and Research

RSS
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.
High-fat maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain

High-fat maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain

Dopamine D2 receptor modulates Wnt expression, controls cell proliferation

Dopamine D2 receptor modulates Wnt expression, controls cell proliferation

Using AI to improve psychiatric care

Using AI to improve psychiatric care

Resistant schizophrenia associated with low IQ and family history

Resistant schizophrenia associated with low IQ and family history

Chronic psychosocial adversity impairs dopamine production

Chronic psychosocial adversity impairs dopamine production

Collaborative study shows sex-specific processes in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Collaborative study shows sex-specific processes in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder

Polygenic risk score improves psychosis risk prediction, study finds

Polygenic risk score improves psychosis risk prediction, study finds

Smoking causes… schizophrenia?

Smoking causes… schizophrenia?

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

Continuity of care can improve health outcomes for patients with severe mental illness

Continuity of care can improve health outcomes for patients with severe mental illness

Study uncovers cause for spatial-memory deficits in people with Down syndrome

Study uncovers cause for spatial-memory deficits in people with Down syndrome

Study shows how infections during pregnancy are linked to psychiatric disorders

Study shows how infections during pregnancy are linked to psychiatric disorders

Discovery of causal link between hydrogen sulfide and schizophrenia

Discovery of causal link between hydrogen sulfide and schizophrenia

MPST enzyme levels in hair could be a good biomarker for schizophrenia

MPST enzyme levels in hair could be a good biomarker for schizophrenia

How the SETD1A gene produces schizophrenia in mice

How the SETD1A gene produces schizophrenia in mice

Socially housed and isolated mice may be poor research models for humans

Socially housed and isolated mice may be poor research models for humans

Unhealthy gut microbiome reduces brain synaptic pruning, impairs learning

Unhealthy gut microbiome reduces brain synaptic pruning, impairs learning

Gene linked to schizophrenia likely confers risk for illness

Gene linked to schizophrenia likely confers risk for illness

Study seeks participants with VCFS-related psychosis to help create biobank of cerebral organoids

Study seeks participants with VCFS-related psychosis to help create biobank of cerebral organoids

Young mothers more likely to have children with ADHD

Young mothers more likely to have children with ADHD