Psychosis

Psychosis

Machine-learning Helped Identify Newly Diagnosed Schizophrenia Patients and Predicted Treatment Response

Using machine-learning techniques to analyze functional imaging data, a team of Foundation-supported researchers reports that it was able to identify the presence of schizophrenia in 78 percent of a group of newly diagnosed patient

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Sad woman with disorganized thoughts and psychosis

New data gleaned from learning-task experiments and fMRI imaging of young adults at clinical high risk for psychosis support the theory that problems in a particular brain circuit contribute to the disorganized thinking seen in patients with

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Study Suggests Cannabis Can Make Schizophrenia Medication Less Effective

New research in mice reveals how THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, can reduce the effectiveness of risperidone, an antipsychotic drug used widely to treat people with schizophrenia.

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Folic Acid-Fortified Foods During Pregnancy May Support Child’s Brain Development After Birth

In response to a 1996 government mandate, food producers in the U.S. began fortifying their grain-based products with folic acid to reduce serious birth defects affecting the brain, spinal cord, and spine.

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Genetic Variations Reveal Which Patients Will Have Cognitive Benefits

Antipsychotic medications are a cornerstone of treatment for schizophrenia and related disorders.

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