Physical stuff keeps folks with serious mental illness out of work

People with serious mental illness perceive their physical health as a greater barrier to employment, a study finds.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
March 16, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: health-and-medicine anxiety bipolar-disorder depression disabilities jobs schizophrenia

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: health-and-medicine psychosis schizophrenia

Pet dogs in childhood may cut schizophrenia risk

Exposure to a dog before the age of 13 may lessen the chance a person will develop schizophrenia, researchers report.

Camden Flath-Futurity • futurity
Dec. 27, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: featured science-and-technology brains dogs schizophrenia

Immune cells repair our brains while we sleep

"...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."

Mark Michaud-Rochester • futurity
Oct. 21, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: health-and-medicine autism brains dementia immune-systems microglia schizophrenia

People with mental health disorders amend the descriptions

People with diagnosed mental health disorders got to give input on diagnostic guidelines for the first time. Here's what they changed.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
July 16, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: health-and-medicine anxiety bipolar-disorder depression emotions schizophrenia stigma

Brain networks change position over time

Brain networks may be "like coworking spaces, where people move in and out and there are different jobs being performed at any given time."

Jennifer Rainey Marquez-Georgia State • futurity
July 9, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: science-and-technology brains neurons schizophrenia

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

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

Team identifies 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

New research could improve drug development for schizophrenia, say researchers.

Bill Snyder-Vanderbilt • futurity
April 23, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: health-and-medicine brains genes schizophrenia

Depressed African Americans more likely to get wrong diagnosis

African Americans with depression are more likely than non-black patients to get a diagnosis of schizophrenia, researchers say.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
March 21, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: health-and-medicine bias depression physicians race schizophrenia

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