App offers treatment option for schizophrenia

An app aims to fill the gaps when professional help for schizophrenia symptoms isn't readily available.

Sarina Gleason-Michigan State • futurity
Jan. 30, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: schizophrenia apps science-and-technology health-and-medicine

‘Mental state’ test that uses eye pics is biased

A test that measures how well patients can tell what others are thinking is seriously flawed, researchers say.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
Jan. 29, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: schizophrenia bias emotions eyes health-and-medicine medical-tests images

Schizophrenia linked to Epstein-Barr virus

Understanding the link between Epstein-Barr virus and schizophrenia may lead to new ways to prevent and treat the disorder.

Jianyi Nie-Johns Hopkins • futurity
Jan. 10, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: schizophrenia viruses health-and-medicine immune-systems mononucleosis

When mental illness isn’t a medical issue, homeless people suffer

Many of the consequences of mental illness—including homelessness—have been "demedicalized," or seen as falling outside the scope of medical care.

Mollie Rappe-Brown • futurity
Nov. 30, 2018 ~2 min

Tags: schizophrenia physicians homelessness society-and-culture health-and-medicine

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