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
Research Suggests How Working Memory Retains, Manipulates, and Deletes Specific Items
One of the remarkable capacities of the human brain is its ability to remember things that we experience, see, hear, feel, smell, learn about—even things that we think about or that we thought about… Read More
Sensory and Motor-System Abnormalities May Help Identify High-Risk Individuals Who Will Develop Psychosis
A research team based in Australia has found that certain abnormalities of the body's sensorimotor system—components that help us process information from the senses and coordinate movements of the… Read More
Difficulty Updating Prior Knowledge With New Perceptions Is Linked by Researchers With Psychosis Symptoms
The delusions and distortions of reality reported by people who suffer from psychosis are one of the most difficult aspects of the illness from the standpoint of the patient. No one wants to be told… Read More
Comprehensive Analysis Suggests Metacognitive Training Can Be Effective in Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
An international team of researchers led by Martin Lepage, Ph.D., of McGill University, a 2002 BBRF Young Investigator, has published a meta-analysis of 43 prior clinical trials testing metacognitive… Read More