In Young Psychosis Patients, Study Reveals Changes Over Time in Brain Molecules Called Metabolites
What changes occur in the brain after a young person has a first episode of psychosis (FEP)? Read More
In Trial, Magnetic Seizure Therapy (MST) Was Just as Effective as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in Treating Severe Depression, and Likely Safer
In a new paper, researchers have reported results of the largest double-blind, randomized clinical trial to date comparing the effectiveness and safety of two important therapies for severe and… Read More
A Connectivity Signature Predicting Response to Antipsychotic Therapy is Identified in First-Episode Psychosis Patients
In people who experience a first psychotic episode—often the prelude to schizophrenia and related disorders—the individual’s response to antipsychotic medicines can be crucial, and typically, varies… Read More
In Schizophrenia, Reducing the Impact of Medications on One Neurotransmitter System Could Yield Gains in Cognition
Several important insights have recently combined to provide “a new lens” on improving how people with schizophrenia are cared for. This new perspective is arguably important not only for all… Read More
Stressful Life Events Can Cause Psychosis Relapse, Study Finds
There is considerable evidence that exposure to stressful life events can increase the risk that a vulnerable individual will go on to have a first psychotic episode. It has also been established… Read More