Negative Symptoms

Combined Psychosocial Treatment Helped Schizophrenia Patients with Motivational Negative Symptoms
In recent years, research has begun to suggest something that was once thought to be unlikely: that negative symptoms in schizophrenia may be responsive, to some significant degree, to treatment. A… Read More
Two Forms of Non-Drug Therapy Helped Reduce Impulsive Aggression in Schizophrenia
People with schizophrenia often show deficits in neurocognitive and social cognitive abilities. Neurocognitive abilities include processing speed, attention/vigilance, reasoning/problem solving,… Read More
Study of How Schizophrenia Symptoms Affect One Another Finds Anhedonia and Low Motivation to Be Plausible Targets of Focused Treatments
A better understanding of how the various symptoms of schizophrenia impact one another, and, as well, the ability of patients to function in society, could contribute to the development of more… Read More
Negative Symptoms in Schizophrenia Worsened Under Pandemic Conditions, Study Finds
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health is hard to quantify, but anecdotal reports suggest that rates of PTSD, depression, and anxiety have risen significantly during the year-and-a-half… Read More
Ashwagandha, or Withania somnifera May Relieve Worsening Symptoms of Schizophrenia
A small clinical trial reported July 10 in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry suggests that patients with schizophrenia whose symptoms have recently worsened may benefit from taking a medicinal herb… Read More