Just weeks before psychiatry’s new diagnostic “bible”—the DSM 5— is set to be released, the world’s major funder …
A new study investigates how anger associated with delusions — not simply being out of touch with reality — is critical in determining whether psychosis turns violent.
Study highlights surprising rate of victimization of the mentally ill
Genes connected to the two disorders may only be active for a brief window of time.
Smoking has long been tolerated in psychiatric institutes, but administrators want to ban the habit
The best-selling author and neurologist discusses hearing voices and seeing gnomes in his new book Hallucinations
Don’t blame older mothers for their offsprings’ developmental problems. A new study finds “there is probably much more reason to be concerned with the age of the father”
With the recent revelations that alleged movie-theater shooter James Holmes had been seeing a psychiatrist prior to carrying out the July 20 massacre in Aurora, Colo., questions about the link between violence and mental illness …
The new medical marijuana plant, developed by Israeli researchers, holds promise for treating conditions like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease — without causing the munchies.
A compound found in marijuana can treat schizophrenia as effectively as antipsychotic medications, with far fewer side effects, according to a preliminary clinical trial.
Researchers uncover connections between marijuana and the psychoses of schizophrenia