Schizophrenia News and Research

Latest Schizophrenia News and Research

Research suggests that victimisation in childhood increases risk of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia or manic depression

Research suggests that victimisation in childhood increases risk of psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia or manic depression

Knowing more about a gene’s responsibility will stir up a swarm of controversy

Knowing more about a gene’s responsibility will stir up a swarm of controversy

Further evidence of a genetic link to schizophrenia

Further evidence of a genetic link to schizophrenia

Link between marijuana and mental health

Link between marijuana and mental health

Relationship between brain chemical messenger glutamate and schizophrenia traits

Relationship between brain chemical messenger glutamate and schizophrenia traits

Gene responsible for management of glutamate is a promising candidate in determining risk for schizophrenia

Gene responsible for management of glutamate is a promising candidate in determining risk for schizophrenia

Scientists have turned procrastinating primates into workaholics by temporarily suppressing a gene in a brain circuit involved in reward learning

Scientists have turned procrastinating primates into workaholics by temporarily suppressing a gene in a brain circuit involved in reward learning

Neuroscience research in South Australia is mobilising its efforts against diseases of the brain and nervous system

Neuroscience research in South Australia is mobilising its efforts against diseases of the brain and nervous system

Approval of Cymbalta for treatment of major depressive disorder

Approval of Cymbalta for treatment of major depressive disorder

Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

First tool to study image brain function at the cellular level

First tool to study image brain function at the cellular level

Janssen Pharmaceutica has sent a letter to health care providers to clarify the risks involved with the use of RISPERDAL®

Janssen Pharmaceutica has sent a letter to health care providers to clarify the risks involved with the use of RISPERDAL®

Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease

Drug used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders appears effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease

Neuro3d identifies candidate compound

Neuro3d identifies candidate compound

Novel tool that can be used to visualize single neurons in living brain tissue

Novel tool that can be used to visualize single neurons in living brain tissue

Texas Medication Algorithm Project guidelines produce improvements in patients with major depressive disorder

Texas Medication Algorithm Project guidelines produce improvements in patients with major depressive disorder

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

British people should get out in the sun and not cover up for health reasons

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California