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Schizophrenia is a chronic debilitating disorder which affects more than two million Americans, and millions more worldwide. While significant progress has been made in understanding the disease and developing treatments, there remains a significant unmet medical need. More than 50% of patients switch their medication in a given year due to either poor response or the experience of adverse events.
Eating mushrooms may benefit a person's mental health, study reveals

Eating mushrooms may benefit a person's mental health, study reveals

Regulatory network impacting brain evolution found in “junk DNA,” says study

Regulatory network impacting brain evolution found in “junk DNA,” says study

Researchers discover that existing drug can enhance memory

Researchers discover that existing drug can enhance memory

Polygenic risk scores are no better in predicting disease, says study

Polygenic risk scores are no better in predicting disease, says study

UMSOM study suggests a genetic basis behind instantaneous human compatibility

UMSOM study suggests a genetic basis behind instantaneous human compatibility

Study discovers link between corticosteroid receptors and hippocampal neuroplasticity, ciliary genes

Study discovers link between corticosteroid receptors and hippocampal neuroplasticity, ciliary genes

Study shows astrocytes induce sex differences during brain development

Study shows astrocytes induce sex differences during brain development

Study reveals neurotransmitter releases impairments in schizophrenia patients

Study reveals neurotransmitter releases impairments in schizophrenia patients

Lipidomics study reveals schizophrenic patients’ resistance to antipsychotic drugs

Lipidomics study reveals schizophrenic patients’ resistance to antipsychotic drugs

Genetic treatment may provide a new approach to addressing obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Genetic treatment may provide a new approach to addressing obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Scientists reveal key role of glial protein in building the brain

Scientists reveal key role of glial protein in building the brain

Study shows how mitochondrial function impacts schizophrenia in patients with genetic disorder

Study shows how mitochondrial function impacts schizophrenia in patients with genetic disorder

Researchers identify overlapping genetic locations that shape face and the brain

Researchers identify overlapping genetic locations that shape face and the brain

Discovering a new genetic mutation in Schizophrenia

Discovering a new genetic mutation in Schizophrenia

Innovative computational model of cells could help better understand neurodevelopmental disorders

Innovative computational model of cells could help better understand neurodevelopmental disorders

Study reveals how lipids and water molecules control 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors

Study reveals how lipids and water molecules control 5-hydroxytryptamine receptors

Gender difference accounts for major psychiatric disorders

Gender difference accounts for major psychiatric disorders

Abnormalities in cholesterol transport protein associated with schizophrenia

Abnormalities in cholesterol transport protein associated with schizophrenia

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

Researchers create 3D miniature organs that precisely mimic human tissues

Researchers create 3D miniature organs that precisely mimic human tissues