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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.
Therapeutic uses of psychedelic drugs are resurfacing

Therapeutic uses of psychedelic drugs are resurfacing

Young people self-diagnose mental illness

Young people self-diagnose mental illness

Inhibitory systems essential for controlling the pattern of activity in the cortex

Inhibitory systems essential for controlling the pattern of activity in the cortex

Biochemical switch that affects how neurons fire in a part of the brain associated with learning

Biochemical switch that affects how neurons fire in a part of the brain associated with learning

Psychiatric disorders represent an independent risk factor for delay in cancer diagnosis

Psychiatric disorders represent an independent risk factor for delay in cancer diagnosis

Key toxin could provide for world's first treatment for Alzheimer's

Key toxin could provide for world's first treatment for Alzheimer's

Australian researchers have found a toxin that plays an important role in the progression of Alzheimer's disease

Australian researchers have found a toxin that plays an important role in the progression of Alzheimer's disease

Babies born during famine are at higher risk of schizophrenia

Babies born during famine are at higher risk of schizophrenia

New hope for schizophrenia sufferers

New hope for schizophrenia sufferers

People born during a famine in China have an increased risk of schizophrenia

People born during a famine in China have an increased risk of schizophrenia

Action of dopamine may be particularly important for understanding psychiatric conditions

Action of dopamine may be particularly important for understanding psychiatric conditions

Cocaine induces abnormal enhancement of neuronal connections

Cocaine induces abnormal enhancement of neuronal connections

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Two regions of the human genome that appear to explain variation in IQ

Two regions of the human genome that appear to explain variation in IQ

Drug therapy may be effective in treating both the manic and depressive phases of bipolar disorder

Drug therapy may be effective in treating both the manic and depressive phases of bipolar disorder

Memory aids help people with schizophrenia remember things just as well as healthy people

Memory aids help people with schizophrenia remember things just as well as healthy people

Bipolar survey indicates how patient satisfaction is achieved

Bipolar survey indicates how patient satisfaction is achieved

Danger of mixing mobile phones and motoring

Danger of mixing mobile phones and motoring

Study finds incidence of psychosis and schizophrenia is slightly higher than that found in recent studies

Study finds incidence of psychosis and schizophrenia is slightly higher than that found in recent studies

New study investigates how healthy individuals and schizophrenia patients interpret their visual worlds

New study investigates how healthy individuals and schizophrenia patients interpret their visual worlds