Biomarkers

Biomarkers

Brain Activity Patterns

New research published on-line March 24 in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that an MRI of the brain could help clinicians predict whether a patient with

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Depression “Biotypes” Could Help Target Treatments

Tests for various substances in the blood are one example of the power of “biomarkers,” measurable biological traits that tell doctors a patient either has or is at risk for a particular illness.

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Sleep Disturbances Linked to Symptom Severity Among Those At High Risk for Psychotic Disorders

Athletes with a history of concussions have signs of above-average inflammation in their brains that can be detected with a PET scan, according to a new study of active and recently retired NFL players.

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Prenatal Nicotine Exposure Raised Odds of Schizophrenia in Children

Prenatal exposure to nicotine can raise the odds that a child may develop schizophrenia later in life, according to a new study of Finnish women and children, published May 24 in the American Journal of Psych

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Research newly reported in the journal Molecular Psychiatry could help doctors identify women who are most at risk for suicide, using biological markers that can be measured

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