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Drug Helps Those With Tough-to-Treat Schizophrenia: Study November 25, 2015

Clozapine already approved for use after other antipsychotics don't work

Brain Differences May Explain Why Some With Schizophrenia Hallucinate November 17, 2015

Researchers focus on area near the front of the brain

People With Schizophrenia Face Much Higher Risk of Early Death October 28, 2015

Lifestyle habits such as smoking greatly up the odds for heart disease, cancer and COPD, study finds

Brain Inflammation May Be Linked to Schizophrenia October 16, 2015

Findings raise possibility of testing, early treatment, researchers say

Aristada Approved for Schizophrenia October 06, 2015

Long-acting drug injected every four-to-six weeks

ERs Often 'Safety Net' Care for People With Schizophrenia: CDC September 23, 2015

Report finds more than 380,000 ER visits over 2 years for adults under 65

Vraylar Approved for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder September 18, 2015

Label warns against use by certain elderly

FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder September 18, 2015

Vraylar is an atypical antipsychotic taken once a day

Brain Scans May Take Guesswork Out of Schizophrenia Treatment September 16, 2015

Goal is to help physicians make better drug choices for psychotic patients

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain August 26, 2015

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

Scientists May Have Found 'Marker' for Schizophrenia August 12, 2015

Brain changes exist before mental illness is diagnosed, researchers say

Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression July 13, 2015

But shouldn't be prescribed to some older people

U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression July 13, 2015

Medication can be used as an add-on therapy to antidepressants

Early Intervention Shows Promise in Treating Schizophrenia July 08, 2015

Programs that emphasize resiliency, education and job support are helpful, study finds

First Generic Abilify Approved April 29, 2015

For treatment of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia

Exercise Might Boost Mental Function in People With Schizophrenia April 03, 2015

Aerobic activity offers many benefits, but study needs to be duplicated, researcher says

Mental Health Disorders May Shorten Life Span: Study February 11, 2015

Researchers find people with psychiatric conditions live an average of 10 fewer years

Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study December 04, 2014

Conditions such as depression or schizophrenia linked to lower mammogram rates

Study Finds Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care December 04, 2014

As many as 4 in 10 seeking help after first episode are medicated inappropriately, researchers say

Researchers Evaluate Blood Test for Psychosis September 25, 2014

Study provides insight into schizophrenia

Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia September 12, 2014

Findings could point to new drugs for the brain disorder, researchers say

People With OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia: Study September 03, 2014

But the absolute risk to any one person with obsessive-compulsive disorder remains very small, experts say

Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study August 19, 2014

Finding is valuable, researchers say, because coping mechanisms can be taught to others

Premature Death, Suicides Up Among People With Schizophrenia, Study Says June 04, 2014

Researchers find link between greater harms, reduced hospitalizations in Sweden

Schizophrenia May Raise Dementia Risk in Older Adults May 30, 2014

Researchers find chances double for those with the mental illness, but their rates of cancer are lower

Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans May 23, 2014

Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds

Antipsychotics Help Cut Crime Rate: Study May 09, 2014

New research suggests medications curb violence in patients with psychiatric disorders

Science Probes Secrets of 'Contagious Yawning' March 14, 2014

People don't do it because they are empathizing with a yawner, study suggests

Teen Pregnancy Rates Much Higher for Girls With Serious Mental Illness: Study February 10, 2014

But it's not clear from Canadian study if there's a direct connection

Schizophrenia Linked to Pregnancy Complications, Study Suggests February 06, 2014

Rates of preterm births, C-sections and ICU treatment higher for mothers with the mental illness

Psychotherapy May Be Effective Alternate Treatment for Schizophrenia, Study Finds February 06, 2014

Cognitive behavioral therapy appears to help ease symptoms in patients who decline medication

Children Who Lose Close Relative at Risk of Mental Problems: Study January 22, 2014

Youngest kids, those exposed to suicide most likely to develop illnesses such as schizophrenia, researchers found

Chantix Helped People With Mental Illness Quit Smoking Longer in Study January 07, 2014

Extended treatment combined with talk therapy might be most effective, researcher says

Brain Scan Study Suggests 'Pothead' Stereotype Might Be Real December 16, 2013

Teens who smoked or had smoked in the past had shrunken structures in areas linked to memory

J&J to Pay $2 Billion for Improperly Marketing Antipsychotic Drug November 04, 2013

Settlement will cover criminal, civil charges with U.S. government, 45 states

Imaging Provides New Insights Into Schizophrenia September 19, 2013

Findings suggest white matter abnormalities are complex, researcher says

Quit-Smoking Programs Work for Psychiatric Patients August 15, 2013

Study found improved chances of quitting, lower rehospitalization rates

Genetic Overlap Seen in Five Mental Disorders August 11, 2013

Strongest link between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, researchers say

Mental Illness Can Shorten Lives, Studies Show July 17, 2013

Research into bipolar illness, psychotic symptoms point to higher risk for early death

Google Search Trends Suggest Mental Woes Vary by Seasons April 09, 2013

Study in U.S. and Australia found more online inquiries in winter than summer

Scans May Reveal Pre-Schizophrenia Brain Changes April 05, 2013

By identifying vulnerable children, doctors might be able to prevent the illness, study says

Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says March 21, 2013

Overweight patients on a 'lifestyle changes' program improved exercise, nutrition, shed more pounds

Human Brain Cells Used to Make Mice Smarter March 07, 2013

Findings could advance research on conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, experts say

Mental Illness May Raise Risk of Being Murdered March 06, 2013

Swedish study found 5 times higher chance of becoming a victim

Shared Genes May Link ADHD, Autism and Depression February 28, 2013

Largest study of its kind also found ties to schizophrenia, bipolar disorders

Brains of Fetuses 'Build a Bridge' Between Regions, Images Show February 20, 2013

Research might one day lead to better treatments for disorders such as ADHD, autism, scientists say

Genes Changes Seen in Alzheimer's Can Be Found in Infancy: Study January 03, 2013

Prenatal brain development may influence psychiatric risk later in life, researchers say

For Psychiatric Patients, Cancer Is Often Spotted Too Late December 19, 2012

An Australian study found they're more likely to be diagnosed when disease has already spread

Long-Term Use of Some Antipsychotics Not Warranted in Older Adults: Study November 28, 2012

It found the drugs had serious side effects, didn't help patients after several months

Pot Psychosis May Be Gene-Related November 20, 2012

Scientists identify genetic variant that could explain mental impairment in marijuana users