Weaker Brain Connections in Patients Who Did Not Receive Prompt Treatment for Psychosis
For people with psychosis in early stage schizophrenia, early treatment is important. Patients whose psychotic symptoms go untreated for longer periods tend to have more severe symptoms and a lower… Read More
New Technique Recreates Large-Scale Genetic Errors
Second-generation antipsychotic medications like risperidone (Risperdal) and aripiprazole (Abilify) can help reduce agitation and irritability in children with autism spectrum disorders. Read More
Exercise May Treat Cognitive Symptoms in Bipolar Disorder
Researchers have discovered new clues as to how exercise beneficially impacts brain activity in young people with bipolar disorder. Cognitive dysfunction is common among adolescents with bipolar… Read More
How Genes May Help Determine Response to Antipsychotic Medications
People's genes may determine how they respond to medications for psychosis. In a new study published February 23, 2016 in Translational Psychiatry, researchers identified a number of naturally… Read More
Some antipsychotic medicines commonly used to treat a type of bipolar disorder may not have clear benefits after six months of use, researchers have found. Read More