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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.
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

Employers urged to find new ways to address workers’ mental health

Employers urged to find new ways to address workers’ mental health

Human genotype determines if a given Alzheimer's drug will be effective

Human genotype determines if a given Alzheimer's drug will be effective

Hospitals' decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies is based on insurance type

Hospitals' decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies is based on insurance type

Study: Causes of anorexia are likely metabolic and psychological

Study: Causes of anorexia are likely metabolic and psychological

Gene modulation goes wireless hacking the "boss gene"

Gene modulation goes wireless hacking the "boss gene"

International study aims to more accurately describe mental health disorders

International study aims to more accurately describe mental health disorders

New study identifies eight genetic variants associated with anorexia nervosa

New study identifies eight genetic variants associated with anorexia nervosa

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Psychiatric diagnoses deemed “scientifically meaningless” by experts

Psychiatric diagnoses deemed “scientifically meaningless” by experts

Structure of brain networks can change in fundamental and recurring ways over time

Structure of brain networks can change in fundamental and recurring ways over time