Could schizophrenia explain Thamsanqa Jantjie’s bizarre behavior?
The latest imaging data reveals gender-based differences in the way brain networks are connected.
About 10% of the population is left-handed, but 40% of those with schizophrenia are, according to a new study.
New research bolsters the idea that the risk for psychiatric and developmental disorders isn’t specific to particular conditions — and that could mean new opportunities to treat mental illnesses that focus more on their common genetic roots.
If EKGs can detect potential problems in heart function, then doctors are asking why brain scans can’t be used in the same way, to identify disorders like depression, autism or schizophrenia.
Just weeks before psychiatry’s new diagnostic “bible”—the DSM 5— is set to be released, the world’s major funder of mental health research has announced that it will not use the new diagnostic system to guide its …
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”