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FDA OKs First 'Digital Pill' That Lets Doctors Know It's Been Taken November 14, 2017

Genes May Explain Why Some Don't Respond to Bipolar Drug November 08, 2017

Schizophrenia Affects Brain's Communication Network October 18, 2017

Finding may help spur new research

Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers October 03, 2017

Poll found many thought 'personal failings' were part of the cause of some conditions

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Quiet 'Voices' in Schizophrenia September 07, 2017

Noninvasive treatment worked for a third of patients in study, though effects were temporary

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

'Recovery-Oriented' Talk Therapy May Help Curb Schizophrenia June 06, 2017

Even very ill patients progressed over time, researchers report

Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings April 17, 2017

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia April 04, 2017

Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia March 14, 2017

A screen is still in development stages but could be important, especially for adolescents, experts say

Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study February 22, 2017

Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests January 19, 2017

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

Study Finds Genetic Link Between Sleep Problems and Obesity December 19, 2016

Restless legs syndrome, schizophrenia also have biological ties to sleep disorders, research suggests

Can Teens' Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Show Ties to Mental Ills? October 26, 2016

Indicators of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety might be spotted in physical at 18

U.S. Psychiatric Patients Face Long Waits in ERs October 17, 2016

1 in 5 emergency doctors reports waiting at least 2 days for a bed for someone who's mentally ill

Study Links Pot Use to Relapse in Psychosis Patients September 28, 2016

But experts note effect is small, and the research isn't definitive

Siblings of Schizophrenia Patients at Greater Risk for Same Diagnosis: Study September 21, 2016

Brothers, sisters of those with bipolar disorder also face higher odds of similar diagnosis, Israeli research suggests

Could Slight Brain Zap During Sleep Boost Memory? July 28, 2016

Small study says yes, for a certain type of recognition

Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness July 27, 2016

Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed

Mentally Ill Still Gain Illegal Possession of Guns, Study Shows June 08, 2016

Review of Florida patients finds 2 of 3 violent crime arrests, 1 in 3 suicides shouldn't have included firearms

Is Smoking During Pregnancy Tied to Offspring's Schizophrenia Risk? May 27, 2016

Scientists measured evidence of exposure in the womb and found an association, but not proof

MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds March 09, 2016

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

Schizophrenia Tied to Much Higher Risk of Suicide Attempts February 18, 2016

Surge seen among women and people with history of drug or alcohol abuse, researchers find

Scientists Uncover Clues to Origins of Schizophrenia January 27, 2016

Analysis found gene variant prompts too much 'pruning' in brain during teen years

Mouse Study May Offer Clues to Mysteries of Schizophrenia January 06, 2016

Loss of certain brain cells might help explain onset of symptoms, scientists say

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