Archives for March, 2009

Brain and Behavior

Diabetes Linked to Schizophrenia

A new study has found that people with schizophrenia are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes. Medical College of Georgia researchers studied 50 people newly diagnosed with schizophrenia...
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Brain and Behavior

Depression After Multiple Births

Mothers of multiples have 43 percent increased odds of having moderate to severe depressive symptoms nine months after giving birth compared with mothers of single-born children. Researchers examined the...
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Advocacy and Policy

Jury Duty Can Take a Toll

A new report by UK psychologists warns that exposure to harrowing and gruesome trial evidence can cause stress-related trauma among jurists. In the first study of its kind, the...
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Aging

Reducing Weight from Antipsychotic Meds

Antipsychotic drugs, such as olanzapine (Zyprexa), risperidone (Risperdal) and quetiapine (Seroquel), are commonly used to treat psychotic disorders, bipolar and even behavioral problems related to dementia. Unfortunately, the weight...
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