The hormones oxytocin and vasopressin have been linked to pair-bonding, but can they help to improve impaired social behavior? A new study investigates.
The placenta may explain why some people genetically predisposed to schizophrenia go on to develop the disorder, while others don't.
A study that compares hundreds of schizophrenia-related genes with gene maps of brain cell types locates the few cell types behind the disease's biology.
A delusion of grandeur is a false belief in one’s importance or greatness. A person may believe, for instance, that they are famous, can end world wars, or that they are immortal. Grandiose delusions are often caused by mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia, but can also result from dementia or brain damage.
Dissociative identity disorder is a condition where one person develops multiple personalities or identities. It used to be called multiple personality disorder. In this article, learn about the causes and risk factors, as well as how it is treated. We also list the symptoms and how it is diagnosed using the DSM-5.
A systematic review of eight trials of nutrient-based treatments in young people with first-episode psychosis suggests that some may improve symptoms.
Schizophrenia is a disorder of the mind that affects how you think, feel and behave. Schizophrenia causes a range of various psychological symptoms including hallucinations, delusions, muddled thoughts and changes in behavior. Antipsychotic medications and psychosocial treatments have proven effective in treating acute psychosis and reducing the risk of future psychotic episodes.Subscribe to Schizophrenia feed