A common genetic deletion boosts the risk for schizophrenia by 30-fold. Generating nerve cells from people with the deletion shows why.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~8 min
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People with serious mental illness perceive their physical health as a greater barrier to employment, a study finds.
March 16, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: depression schizophrenia anxiety jobs disabilities bipolar-disorder health-and-medicine
Despite the view that early schizophrenia treatment can help prevent mental decline, new research shows that's not the case.
Feb. 17, 2020 • ~4 min
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"...the signals in our brain that modulate the sleep and awake state also act as a switch that turns the immune system off and on."
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: autism dementia schizophrenia brains health-and-medicine immune-systems microglia
People with diagnosed mental health disorders got to give input on diagnostic guidelines for the first time. Here's what they changed.
July 16, 2019 • ~3 min
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Brain networks may be "like coworking spaces, where people move in and out and there are different jobs being performed at any given time."
July 9, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: schizophrenia neurons brains science-and-technology
Two variables—including more frequent use of words related to sound—can predict whether an at-risk person will later develop psychosis with 93% accuracy.
June 17, 2019 • ~6 min
Tags: machine-learning schizophrenia speech communication prediction featured health-and-medicine languages sounds psychosis
Researchers have developed a method that could drastically accelerate the search for new drugs to treat mental health disorders such as schizophrenia.
May 8, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: spotlight-on-neuroscience drug-discovery neuroscience psychiatry schizophrenia
Growing up in a poor urban neighborhood doubles the risk of developing a psychosis disorder by middle age, a 30-year study of nearly 4,000 families shows.
May 6, 2019 • ~6 min
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