Prevention

Prevention

Calculator Helps Predict Risk of Developing Psychosis

Many scientists believe that early intervention may alter the course of psychosis. For this reason, researchers have sought to improve tools for predicting who might develop psychosis later in life, laying the groundwork for prevention and early treatment.

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As marijuana use among U.S. adults doubled between 2011 and 2013 and 22 states legalized the drug for medical or recreational use, pregnant women are very much part of the trend, according to a new study.

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Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder Not More Likely to be Overweigh

A 2015 study comparing schizophrenia patients who received oral or injectable antipsychotic medications found no difference in relapse rates between the groups.

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A new study in mice suggests that anti-inflammatory medications may be of some value in preventing brain disorders such as schizophrenia in which nervous system inflammation during early development of the brain is a specific risk factor in causation.

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