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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.
First-of-its-kind study shows two out of three Danes suffer from chronic conditions

First-of-its-kind study shows two out of three Danes suffer from chronic conditions

Worsening air pollution linked to poor mental health

Worsening air pollution linked to poor mental health

Research explains why many psychiatric drugs that work in the lab don’t work in people

Research explains why many psychiatric drugs that work in the lab don’t work in people

Difference between people with autism and rest of the population is shrinking, finds study

Difference between people with autism and rest of the population is shrinking, finds study

Study suggests link between environmental pollution and increase in psychiatric disorders

Study suggests link between environmental pollution and increase in psychiatric disorders

Scientists identify specific gene that plays key role in several psychiatric conditions

Scientists identify specific gene that plays key role in several psychiatric conditions

PCORI approves fund to find best ways to treat conditions that impose high burdens

PCORI approves fund to find best ways to treat conditions that impose high burdens

Environmental pollution linked with increased prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders

Environmental pollution linked with increased prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders

Vitamin D deficiency during elementary school could result in behavior problems in adolescence

Vitamin D deficiency during elementary school could result in behavior problems in adolescence

Risk for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has distinct effects on the brain

Risk for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has distinct effects on the brain

New research reveals how our brain remembers the order of events

New research reveals how our brain remembers the order of events

Rhythms in gene expression are highly disrupted in the brains of people with schizophrenia

Rhythms in gene expression are highly disrupted in the brains of people with schizophrenia

Individual differences in pleasure are due to genetic variation, research suggests

Individual differences in pleasure are due to genetic variation, research suggests

New study explores the effects of cannabis on brain neurochemistry

New study explores the effects of cannabis on brain neurochemistry

New initiative launched to support development and application of psychology research

New initiative launched to support development and application of psychology research

Winter babies at 'higher risk of mental health disorders'

Winter babies at 'higher risk of mental health disorders'

Study identifies multiple regions in the genome linked to risk of re-experiencing PTSD

Study identifies multiple regions in the genome linked to risk of re-experiencing PTSD

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Researchers decode factors that contribute to risk of developing motor neuron disease

Researchers decode factors that contribute to risk of developing motor neuron disease

International doctors uncover genes that contribute to five psychiatric disorders

International doctors uncover genes that contribute to five psychiatric disorders