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 to the general population. It is characterized by episodes of psychosis, usually with hallucinations or delusions.

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Women with postpartum psychiatric disorders less likely to have further children

Women with postpartum psychiatric disorders less likely to have further children

Newly developed laboratory model helps reveal how HIV infection affects the brain

Newly developed laboratory model helps reveal how HIV infection affects the brain

Genetic mutation found to improve cognitive flexibility in mice

Genetic mutation found to improve cognitive flexibility in mice

Tackling unhealthy lifestyle factors could increase life expectancy of people with severe mental illness

Tackling unhealthy lifestyle factors could increase life expectancy of people with severe mental illness

Global scientific collaboration produces first genetic map of the cerebral cortex

Global scientific collaboration produces first genetic map of the cerebral cortex

NUI Galway study provides insights on neural basis of intelligence

NUI Galway study provides insights on neural basis of intelligence

Scientists unravel mystery about how nature can access genetic information in cells

Scientists unravel mystery about how nature can access genetic information in cells

Research team identifies a molecule that directs neurons

Research team identifies a molecule that directs neurons

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

Study finds promising biomarker for diagnosis of schizophrenia and treatment response

Study finds promising biomarker for diagnosis of schizophrenia and treatment response

How Ritalin works: focus on benefits rather than costs of work

How Ritalin works: focus on benefits rather than costs of work

Researchers find key molecule that helps neurons maintain information in working memory

Researchers find key molecule that helps neurons maintain information in working memory

Cryo-electron microscopy helps visualize ball-and-chain inactivation of ion channels

Cryo-electron microscopy helps visualize ball-and-chain inactivation of ion channels

Psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells

Psychosis may be caused by problems with specialized nerve cells

Recognizing CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

Recognizing CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder

Suicidal ideation seen in 8 percent of kids says study

Suicidal ideation seen in 8 percent of kids says study

Researchers probe how specific genes can impact early brain development

Researchers probe how specific genes can impact early brain development

Scientists create new tool to study the genetic underpinnings of brain disorders

Scientists create new tool to study the genetic underpinnings of brain disorders

New device to measure brain pH with increased spatial and temporal accuracy

New device to measure brain pH with increased spatial and temporal accuracy

New training program can help patients get full benefit of digital mental health tools

New training program can help patients get full benefit of digital mental health tools