Early schizophrenia treatment doesn’t slow the disease

Despite the view that early schizophrenia treatment can help prevent mental decline, new research shows that's not the case.

Gregory Filiano-Stony Brook • futurity
Feb. 17, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: schizophrenia health-and-medicine psychosis

Brain MRIs may reveal psychotic disorder risk

Using MRI, researchers have found that people at risk of psychotic disorders have dysfunction in their brain's striatum.

Eric Stann-Missouri • futurity
Aug. 27, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: brains mri health-and-medicine psychosis

Machine learning says ‘sound words’ predict psychosis

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.

Carol Clark-Emory • futurity
June 17, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: machine-learning schizophrenia speech communication prediction featured health-and-medicine languages sounds psychosis

Growing up in poverty doubles risk of psychosis disorder later

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.

Karen Nikos-UC Davis • futurity
May 6, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: poverty schizophrenia bipolar-disorder health-and-medicine neighborhoods socioeconomic-status psychosis

Does cannabis during pregnancy raise child’s psychosis risk?

Women should think twice before using cannabis while pregnant. Here's why.

Gerry Everding-WUSTL • futurity
March 31, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: pregnancy brains marijuana health-and-medicine psychosis

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