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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.
Abnormalities in eye movements and attention define risk for schizophrenia

Abnormalities in eye movements and attention define risk for schizophrenia

Swedish brain researchers gain access to unique IBM supercomputer

Swedish brain researchers gain access to unique IBM supercomputer

Health professionals would prioritize spending on the young over the old

Health professionals would prioritize spending on the young over the old

Genetic mutations make people susceptible to schizophrenia

Genetic mutations make people susceptible to schizophrenia

FDA warns consumers about buying medications over the Internet

FDA warns consumers about buying medications over the Internet

Millions to benefit from mental health insurance

Millions to benefit from mental health insurance

Researchers discover why antipsychotic drugs cause weight gain

Researchers discover why antipsychotic drugs cause weight gain

Marital conflict and conduct problems in children

Marital conflict and conduct problems in children

Severely mentally ill have increased risk of death from coronary heart disease and stroke

Severely mentally ill have increased risk of death from coronary heart disease and stroke

Risperidone may help people with autism

Risperidone may help people with autism

Childhood abuse could significantly increase the risk of psychosis in later life

Childhood abuse could significantly increase the risk of psychosis in later life

Canadian researchers discover distinct dopamine signalling complex in the brain

Canadian researchers discover distinct dopamine signalling complex in the brain

Older schizophrenia drugs cheaper and work just as well

Older schizophrenia drugs cheaper and work just as well

Schizophrenia treatment with older, generic antipsychotics cheaper, as effective as treatment with newer drugs

Schizophrenia treatment with older, generic antipsychotics cheaper, as effective as treatment with newer drugs

A male contraceptive pill - but will they take it?

A male contraceptive pill - but will they take it?

Whoever said people were much the same was wrong!

Whoever said people were much the same was wrong!

Symptoms of schizophrenia eased by music therapy

Symptoms of schizophrenia eased by music therapy

Potential for first diagnostic DNA test to guide antidepressant treatment

Potential for first diagnostic DNA test to guide antidepressant treatment

Paroxetine effective in treating patients with compulsive hoarding syndrome

Paroxetine effective in treating patients with compulsive hoarding syndrome

Cocaine addicts have an altered perception of reward

Cocaine addicts have an altered perception of reward