Schizophrenia

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.
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health disorder that causes people to think, feel and perceive the world differently from the general population.

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Researchers develop a long-acting injectable formulation of the anti-TB drug rifabutin

Researchers develop a long-acting injectable formulation of the anti-TB drug rifabutin

When mental illness leads to dropped charges, patients often go without stabilizing care

When mental illness leads to dropped charges, patients often go without stabilizing care

BBRF hosts a free webinar on manipulating memories to help treat brain illness

BBRF hosts a free webinar on manipulating memories to help treat brain illness

Neurons show rhythmic activity at different frequencies in the desynchronized state

Neurons show rhythmic activity at different frequencies in the desynchronized state

Study identifies pivotal role of FIBCD1 gene in neurodevelopmental disorders

Study identifies pivotal role of FIBCD1 gene in neurodevelopmental disorders

Researchers characterize a novel gene likely to cause neurological disorders in humans

Researchers characterize a novel gene likely to cause neurological disorders in humans

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation recognizes exceptional research in mental illness

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation recognizes exceptional research in mental illness

Repurposing an antipsychotic drug to treat various types of cancer

Repurposing an antipsychotic drug to treat various types of cancer

People who use high potency cannabis more likely to experience addiction, psychotic disorder

People who use high potency cannabis more likely to experience addiction, psychotic disorder

What is the role of psychedelic drugs in the treatment of psychiatric disorders?

What is the role of psychedelic drugs in the treatment of psychiatric disorders?

New research may lead to early diagnosis of devastating mental health conditions

New research may lead to early diagnosis of devastating mental health conditions

AbbVie Submits Marketing Authorization Application to EMA for Atogepant for the Preventive Treatment of Migraine

AbbVie Submits Marketing Authorization Application to EMA for Atogepant for the Preventive Treatment of Migraine

Researchers discover specific cells that regulate the transmission of information between brain areas

Researchers discover specific cells that regulate the transmission of information between brain areas

Brain ripples may help integrate information across the cortex during sleep, waking, and memory recall

Brain ripples may help integrate information across the cortex during sleep, waking, and memory recall

Gun safety ‘wrapped in a mental health bill’: A look at health provisions in the new law

Gun safety ‘wrapped in a mental health bill’: A look at health provisions in the new law

IU neuroscientists receive $2 million to better understand the impact of cannabis use during adolescence

IU neuroscientists receive $2 million to better understand the impact of cannabis use during adolescence

Repeat nursing homes transfers are much higher for Black residents and those under age 65, study finds

Repeat nursing homes transfers are much higher for Black residents and those under age 65, study finds

New therapy approaches can help when medicine is not enough for schizophrenia and psychosis

New therapy approaches can help when medicine is not enough for schizophrenia and psychosis

California may require labels on pot products to warn of mental health risks

California may require labels on pot products to warn of mental health risks

Research offers new insights into how the brain interprets motion during self-motion

Research offers new insights into how the brain interprets motion during self-motion