Can You Get Schizophrenia From Cats? Scientists Reveal Answer
Past studies have suggested that cats can cause schizophrenia. However, a recent study says that the reason you're gong crazy might not be because you own a cat.
Nicotine And Schizophrenia: How Smoking Normalizes Genetically-Induced Brain Impairments
Researchers observed that people with schizophrenia smoke to alleviate the deficit symptoms. They suggest that nicotine may directly impact in restoring the brain's normal activity in people suffering from psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia Linked To Genes That Enable Memories
A stusdy reveals that mutations in genes which enebles memories and sense of direction causes development of symptoms of schizophrenia. With this link, researchers also found new treatment for the disease.
Legalizing Cannabis Use Poses Health Concerns, Especially In Schizoprenia; According To Experts
To date, an increasing number of states are approving the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes. However, new studies have proven that the claimed analgesic benefits of the drug may still pose contradicting effects making its use all the more controversial— specifically in the aspects of mental health.
Schizophrenia Directly Linked To Diabetes
Diabetes risk increases upon onset of schizophrenia. Even removing other factors like diet, exercise and effects of antipsychotic drugs.
Schizophrenia Patients May Now Be Able To Make 'Voices In The Head' Quieter
Researchers used a mouse model that mimics 22q11 deletion syndrome, also known as DiGeorge syndrome. People with this syndrome are more likely to develop psychiatric conditions, including Schizophrenia.
Drug Abuse Might Trigger Emergence Of Schizophrenia, Says Study
Too much of anything is abuse but does substance abuse really trigger schizophrenia? Find out what studies reveal.
Depression And Anxiety Treated Through Smartphone Counseling On MSU Campus
College students could turn to their smartphones for depression and anxiety.
Hypertension Drug May Relieve Psychosis
Preliminary studies suggest that the hypertension medication sodium nitroprusside may provide relief of psychotic symptoms in schizophrenia patients.