Tag: "schizophrenia" at medical news
The trust game: Measuring social interaction
...an be used to better understand conditions such as schizophrenia
and autism." Eventually, the technique might give insights into all kinds of negotiations, from the economic to the social to the political even go across geographical boundaries. The study was made possible by hyperscanning or hyperscan-fMRI, a ...
Brain imaging study may hold clues to onset of schizophrenia in people at high risk
...s of brain activity may hold clues to the onset of schizophrenia
in people at high risk for the disease, according ...gh-risk individuals experiencing early symptoms of schizophrenia
and may reflect biological changes that precede the onset of diagnosable illness, the study indicate...
Neurobehavioral function during coma, stroke rehabilitation effective for elderly
...behavior therapy (CBT) program to help people with schizophrenia
disorders overcome negative beliefs and hold paid ...al CBT sessions. The IVIP manual helps people with schizophrenia
to think more positively about themselves and work and differs from other CBT programs in that it se...
Common schizophrenia symptoms often overlooked by physicians, according to expert panel
NEW YORK, NY (March 7, 2005) Treatment of schizophrenia
has largely focused on controlling positive sympto... the brain disease. Comprehensive treatment of all schizophrenia
symptoms is possible and many people with schizophrenia
can now recover in ways not previously thoug...
Alcohol's damaging effects on adolescent brain function
...pecially attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia
spectrum disorders, and bipolar spectrum disorders. The nature and extent of alcohol's effects on the neurodevelopmental and clinical aspects of these disorders should be a priority. "I want to emphasize the complexity of this problem, the effects o...
More homeless mentally ill than expected according to UCSD study: Interventions urged
...tly associated with people who were diagnosed with schizophrenia
or bipolar disorder, who were substance abusers, and who had no public-funded health care. Men were also more likely to be homeless than women, as were African Americans. Latinos and Asian Americans were less likely to be homeless.* "Homelessness ...
Cogtest and NetMet join forces
...for disorders ranging from Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia
to diabetes and heart disease. Network Neurometric...lopment, and Dr Tonmoy Sharma, a leading expert in schizophrenia
and cognition. Net Met's Chief Operating Officer, Dr Thomas Crook, said: "Major international pharm...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...s characteristic of frontal lobe injury as well as schizophrenia
and depression. Based on lesion studies, different regions of prefrontal cortex (PFC) have been implicated in such executive" functions. This week, Clarke et al. asked marmosets to turn their attention to a setshifting task. After 5,7-dihydroxytrypta...
Anti-psychotic drugs may be associated with increased risk of diabetes in schizophrenia patients
...neral population, life expectancy in patients with schizophrenia
is shorter by as much as 20 percent, attributable ...olleagues, evaluated 36 non-obese outpatients with schizophrenia
or schizoaffective disorder who were treated with clozapine, olanzapine, or another medication, risp...
Web-based tool to help clinicians make schizophrenia treatment decisions
...nd organized a group to develop the algorithms for schizophrenia
treatment. "The idea was that we would come up with evidence-based medicine for schizophrenia, providing clinicians with a resource as they make decisions in standard situations, as well as in crises like suicidality, violence, and severe drug side ...
Expert panel calls for raising the bar in treating schizophrenia
...nel of experts says doctors treating patients with schizophrenia
should be targeting symptoms beyond hallucinations...e symptoms can be controlled, and that people with schizophrenia
can have a more meaningful life." With the advent of atypical antipsychotics, it is now possible to ...
Canadian researchers to develop 'smart drug' to repair psychiatric disorders
...o control psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia
may be ready for early clinical trials within thre...s ranging from autism to major psychoses including schizophrenia
and depression. Using sophisticated equipment to view, study and manipulate brain messaging at ...
Study pinpoints schizophrenia brain glitch
...re able to respond within a second, but those with schizophrenia
made more errors and took about 200 milliseconds l...amma activity was shown by patients with the worst schizophrenia
symptoms. Schizophrenia affects about one percent of the population, or 2.2 million Americans. It i...
Dopamine key to learning likes and dislikes, says Colorado U. team
...l conditions including attention deficit disorder, schizophrenia
and drug addiction, so these findings may have broader implications, according to Frank. For example, by more precisely understanding the detailed effects of dopamine in the brain, drugs could be designed to more directly target beneficial actions, ...
Enzyme linked to mania and schizophrenia impairs higher brain functions
...on in higher brain function, and why patients with schizophrenia
or bipolar disorder may be particularly susceptibl...hemical studies indicate that bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
are associated with overactivity of PKC, and many medications that treat schizophrenia
and bipolar d...
Research on nerve cell circuitry reveals clue about schizophrenia
...al Center has found how one of the genes linked to schizophrenia
might function to cause the disease. The work was ....D. "We believe this may cause a common symptom of schizophrenia
being unable to filter out unimportant sensory information." Schizophrenia tends to run in familie...
New technologies shed light on schizophrenia
...ucted neuropsychological tests on 41 patients with schizophrenia
and 46 healthy controls, and used DTI scans on a 14-person subset of people with schizophrenia
and healthy controls, a sample size typical of seminal studies of the human brain and comparable to ...
Schizophrenia risk higher in children of older fathers
...ildren of older fathers are more likely to develop schizophrenia
in later life, concludes new research published on... to hospital between 1989-2001 with a diagnosis of schizophrenia
or other non-affective psychosis. There was a strong association between increased paternal age at ...
Antipsychotic drugs linked to insulin resistance in children
...at children with aggression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia
may trigger insulin resistance, a condition that increases the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease later in life. Results of the study linking insulin resistance to the use of these antipsychotics are scheduled for presentation Oct...
New survey reveals treatment goals of people with schizophrenia
...large-scale survey focusing on treatment goals for schizophrenia
shed new light on what physicians and people with schizophrenia
feel is important for long-term quality care, according to Ronald J. Diamond, M.D., co-author of the...
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