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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.
Stimulating parvalbumin-containing cells causes surprising changes in blood volume, flow

Stimulating parvalbumin-containing cells causes surprising changes in blood volume, flow

Digital technologies help nonspecialist to offer mental health care in low-resource settings

Digital technologies help nonspecialist to offer mental health care in low-resource settings

Mental health care for elderly comes into focus

Mental health care for elderly comes into focus

Anti-inflammatory medicine can be effective in treating people with depression

Anti-inflammatory medicine can be effective in treating people with depression

Online cannabis oils contain dangerous amounts of psychoactive THC

Online cannabis oils contain dangerous amounts of psychoactive THC

People with treatment-resistant depression at higher risk of developing substance use syndrome

People with treatment-resistant depression at higher risk of developing substance use syndrome

Neuroscientists develop new model to trial preventative treatments for schizophrenia

Neuroscientists develop new model to trial preventative treatments for schizophrenia

Researchers identify 30 genes associated with schizophrenia

Researchers identify 30 genes associated with schizophrenia

Virtual reality could be used to treat people with neurological disorders

Virtual reality could be used to treat people with neurological disorders

Study explores how a hallucinogenic drug impacts the brains of mice

Study explores how a hallucinogenic drug impacts the brains of mice

Advanced paternal age linked to increased schizophrenia risk in offspring

Advanced paternal age linked to increased schizophrenia risk in offspring

Enamine and Lundbeck announce expansion of drug discovery collaboration

Enamine and Lundbeck announce expansion of drug discovery collaboration

She was dancing on the roof and talking gibberish. A special kind of ER helped her.

She was dancing on the roof and talking gibberish. A special kind of ER helped her.

Understanding genetic interactions holds key to new personalized therapies

Understanding genetic interactions holds key to new personalized therapies

Antidepressant drugs may not work when neurons are out of shape

Antidepressant drugs may not work when neurons are out of shape

Study suggests depression screening when assessing African-Americans for schizophrenia

Study suggests depression screening when assessing African-Americans for schizophrenia

Allergic reaction during pregnancy may alter sexual-development in offspring's brain

Allergic reaction during pregnancy may alter sexual-development in offspring's brain

New study offers insight into development of delusions

New study offers insight into development of delusions

Scientists grow most sophisticated brain organoid to date

Scientists grow most sophisticated brain organoid to date

Roundworm study suggests alternatives for treatment of schizophrenia

Roundworm study suggests alternatives for treatment of schizophrenia