Psychosis

Psychosis

Molecular Picture Points the Way to Better Antipsychotic Medications

A new high-resolution image of the antipsychotic drug risperidone (Risperdal) bound to the brain receptor through which it exerts its effects could help researchers design safer and more effective medications.

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NAC Medication Improves Working Memory in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Patients with Psychosis

Patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder who suffer symptoms of psychosis given two grams of the medication N-acetylcysteine (NAC) showed improved perform

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Social Impairment Levels Remain Stable in Patients with Psychotic Disorders

Many patients with psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia and some cases of major depression and

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Studying Psychotic Symptoms in Marijuana Smokers at High Psychosis Risk

A small pilot study published September 17, 2017 in Psychiatry Research finds that marijuana can cause a temporary increase in psychotic-like states in people who are at high clinical risk fo

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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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