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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Research reveals new genetic insights into how the brain folds

Research reveals new genetic insights into how the brain folds

Researchers track brain receptor as it transmits or inhibits neural signals

Researchers track brain receptor as it transmits or inhibits neural signals

Study provides mechanistic explanation of psychotic symptoms in young people

Study provides mechanistic explanation of psychotic symptoms in young people

Study identifies new gene variants tied to type-2 diabetes

Study identifies new gene variants tied to type-2 diabetes

Mice study shows how oxytocin can amplify aggression as well as friendliness

Mice study shows how oxytocin can amplify aggression as well as friendliness

Study analyzes the economic behavior of cocaine-dependent schizophrenia patients

Study analyzes the economic behavior of cocaine-dependent schizophrenia patients

Antipsychotic medications do not treat young people with early psychosis

Antipsychotic medications do not treat young people with early psychosis

Oxytocin study may help treat a variety of psychiatric conditions

Oxytocin study may help treat a variety of psychiatric conditions

Researchers examine how neurons represent the direction of a moving object during self-motion

Researchers examine how neurons represent the direction of a moving object during self-motion

Researchers identify two brain phenomena that may explain the side-effects of ketamine

Researchers identify two brain phenomena that may explain the side-effects of ketamine

Examining dopamine receptors in their natural environment

Examining dopamine receptors in their natural environment

NMDA receptors play key role in sleep deficits that accompany psychiatric disorders

NMDA receptors play key role in sleep deficits that accompany psychiatric disorders

Cognitive behavior therapy superior to other psychotherapies at boosting the immune system

Cognitive behavior therapy superior to other psychotherapies at boosting the immune system

High prenatal choline levels may mitigate negative effects of COVID-19 on newborns

High prenatal choline levels may mitigate negative effects of COVID-19 on newborns

Out-of-sync gamma waves in the brain may underlie learning issues in psychiatric disorders

Out-of-sync gamma waves in the brain may underlie learning issues in psychiatric disorders

New book series brings updated reviews on diabetes and obesity

New book series brings updated reviews on diabetes and obesity

Study paves way to better understand the pathophysiology of schizophrenia

Study paves way to better understand the pathophysiology of schizophrenia

Can Chlorpromazine help treat COVID-19?

Can Chlorpromazine help treat COVID-19?

GlobalData: Patients treated for ICU delirium will increase as COVID-19 outbreak continues

GlobalData: Patients treated for ICU delirium will increase as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Genetic discoveries show promise for developing new treatment targets for schizophrenia

Genetic discoveries show promise for developing new treatment targets for schizophrenia