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  • Indications of Psychosis Appear in Cortical Folding

    Imaging techniques can be used to detect the development of psychosis in the brains of high-risk patients at an early stage, as reported by researchers from the University of Basel and Western University in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Detecting psychosis early increases the chances of effective tre more

  • In Search of Neurobiological Factors for Schizophrenia

    It is impossible to predict the onset of schizophrenic psychosis. If factors linked to a risk of psychosis can be identified, however, these may yield significant insights into its underlying mechanisms. Basel-based scientists have now established a link between particular genes and the size of impo more

  • Research sees overlap in genes altered in schizophrenia, autism, intellectual disability

    In research published in Molecular Psychiatry, a multinational team of scientists presents new evidence supporting the theory that in at least some cases of schizophrenia, autism and intellectual disability (ID), malfunctions in some of the same genes are contributing to pathology. The team, the pro more

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Psychosis Psychosis is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a "loss of contact with reality ." Stedman's Medical Dictionary defines psychosis as "a severe mental disorder, with or without organic damage, ... more


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