Schizophrenia, an illness estimated to affect 1 in 100 American adults annually, is both debilitating and difficult to diagnose. Psychiatric clinical evaluations based on behavioral symptoms have been the only way to...
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Diagnostic Tools / Early Intervention
A diagnosis of schizophrenia is often preceded by a "prodromal" phase of the illness, in which milder symptoms are present for weeks or even years before developing into full-blown psychosis. With the use of brain imaging...
Up to twelve chromosome regions may harbor genes for keeping the brain in good working order, reports a new study by Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Grantee David Braff, M.D., and his research team....
Research supported in part by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation finds that children who bully, are bullied, or experience both being bullied and bullying are more likely to have mental illnesses, including...
Dr. Katherine L. Wisner, M.D., was awarded a NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant in 1998 for a postpartum major depression study. Today she continues to be a major contributor to this field of study. The latest findings...