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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.
Rett disease progression altered by changing expression of gene

Rett disease progression altered by changing expression of gene

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical announce availability of 2 mg Abilify (aripiprazole) tablet

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Otsuka Pharmaceutical announce availability of 2 mg Abilify (aripiprazole) tablet

HMRI researcher lights a path to understanding brain diseases

HMRI researcher lights a path to understanding brain diseases

Cannabis use does not cause schizophrenia

Cannabis use does not cause schizophrenia

Sensory attenuation

Sensory attenuation

Link between cat faeces and schizophrenia

Link between cat faeces and schizophrenia

Single gene may hold key to schizophrenia

Single gene may hold key to schizophrenia

Mental illness linked to diet

Mental illness linked to diet

Drugs and electroconvulsive therapy best treatment for severe depression

Drugs and electroconvulsive therapy best treatment for severe depression

Psychiatric patients who smoke

Psychiatric patients who smoke

Eating disorders linked to perinatal complications

Eating disorders linked to perinatal complications

Bipolar disorder more common in teenage psychiatric patients

Bipolar disorder more common in teenage psychiatric patients

Cannabis medication linked to grandmother's death

Cannabis medication linked to grandmother's death

Study reveals treatment and screening inequalities for patients with mental health problems

Study reveals treatment and screening inequalities for patients with mental health problems

Genetics play a part in the inability to stop caffeine use

Genetics play a part in the inability to stop caffeine use

Disruption of normal gene interaction linked to schizophrenia

Disruption of normal gene interaction linked to schizophrenia

Schizotypy, creativity and mating success in humans

Schizotypy, creativity and mating success in humans

Marijuana damages teenage brains

Marijuana damages teenage brains

Neural measures reveal individual differences in controlling access to working memory

Neural measures reveal individual differences in controlling access to working memory

Unless it's useful, ignore it and your memory will benefit

Unless it's useful, ignore it and your memory will benefit