opioids

opioids

Combining the Antipsychotic Olanzapine with an Opioid-Receptor Blocker Significantly Limited Weight-Gain Risk in Schizophrenia Patients
A clinical trial involving over 500 adults diagnosed with schizophrenia has found that by adding the drug samidorphan to the... Read More
Study Makes Case for Rigorous Re-Testing of Opioid Antagonists to Treat Schizophrenia
Trying to assess the value of an idea that first appealed to the research community in the 1970s, a team... Read More
A Computer ‘Game’ to Identify Opioid Abuse Patients at High Risk of Relapse
Researchers have tested a game-like computer program that in a clinical study provided a means of determining which patients in... Read More
Opioids, at Very Low Doses, May Provide a New Way to Treat Resistant Depression
One of the most promising new therapy ideas for brain and behavior disorders may at first seem improbable: using opioid-based... Read More
Study Points to a New Class of Antidepressants
Compounds that target a certain opioid receptor in the brain could be used to develop a new group of antidepressants,... Read More