psychosis

Hearing Things? It May Be Your Coffee Buzz

If you’re stressed out and hopped up on caffeine — and who isn’t these days — you might be prone to hallucinating, namely hearing snatches of the tune “White Christmas” in white noise, according to a recent study by …

House Watch: What Causes Back Pain?

Like last week’s episode, this week’s House M.D. stuck to the formula that has worked so well for the series these past 6.5 seasons: medical mystery, a flurry of possible diagnoses — more than any episode this season, I …

Fish oil may help prevent onset of psychosis

For patients at very high risk for developing a psychiatric disorder such as schizophrenia, taking fish oil supplements may be a way to prevent the onset of psychosis, according to a new study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry. Due to the controversial nature of using anti-psychotic drugs as a preventive treatment for …