Diagnostic Tools / Early Intervention

 - to recognize early signs of mental illness and treat as early as possible.

Alan Anticevic, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on schizophrenia
Alan Anticevic, Ph.D.
December 01, 2015
Communication problems in the brain that are associated with schizophrenia are present prior to diagnosis, according to a new study in which researchers...
Lars Vedel Kessing, M.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
Lars Vedel Kessing, M.D.
October 06, 2015
Measuring the activity of a panel of genes may provide enough information to diagnose bipolar disorder from a blood sample, according to a study published...
NARSAD Grantee Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D. expert on schizophrenia
Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D.
May 02, 2013
Schizophrenia, an illness estimated to affect 1 in 100 American adults annually, is both debilitating and difficult to diagnose. Psychiatric clinical...
Scott A. Schobel, M.D., Columbia University, a schizophrenia expert
Scott A. Schobel, M.D.
April 29, 2013
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...
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Grantee David Braff, M.D., University of California, San Diego, Expert on Schizophrenia
David Braff, M.D.
April 16, 2013
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...

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