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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.
International study aims to more accurately describe mental health disorders

International study aims to more accurately describe mental health disorders

New study identifies eight genetic variants associated with anorexia nervosa

New study identifies eight genetic variants associated with anorexia nervosa

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Psychiatric diagnoses deemed “scientifically meaningless” by experts

Psychiatric diagnoses deemed “scientifically meaningless” by experts

Structure of brain networks can change in fundamental and recurring ways over time

Structure of brain networks can change in fundamental and recurring ways over time

Study reveals first complete wiring diagram of an animal's nervous system

Study reveals first complete wiring diagram of an animal's nervous system

Neuroscientists control visual behavior of a mouse with single-cell precision

Neuroscientists control visual behavior of a mouse with single-cell precision

Study: Treatment of psychosis can be targeted to specific genetic mutation

Study: Treatment of psychosis can be targeted to specific genetic mutation

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

New study finds how visual system segregates moving objects from their backgrounds

New study finds how visual system segregates moving objects from their backgrounds

Exploring how schizophrenia and depression are related to drug consumption

Exploring how schizophrenia and depression are related to drug consumption

New study may explain distinct speech processing functions of left and right brain

New study may explain distinct speech processing functions of left and right brain

Researchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia

Researchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia

Better care needed for people experiencing first manic episode, say researchers

Better care needed for people experiencing first manic episode, say researchers

Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease

Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease

Gene associated with increased risk of cannabis abuse

Gene associated with increased risk of cannabis abuse

Georgia researcher receives grant to develop models to better predict mental health disorders

Georgia researcher receives grant to develop models to better predict mental health disorders

Research opens up new avenues for understanding the causes of schizophrenia

Research opens up new avenues for understanding the causes of schizophrenia

New machine-learning method more precisely quantifies a known indicator for psychosis

New machine-learning method more precisely quantifies a known indicator for psychosis