Dissociation News

Decline in Teen Verbal Skills Linked to Later Psychosis

January 27th, 2013
Decline in Teen Verbal Skills Linked to Later PsychosisTeens who experience a decline in verbal skills, compared to their peers of friends, are at increased risk ...

Current Use Ups Risk of Psychosis Among Long-Term Meth Users

January 26th, 2013
Current Use Ups Risk of Psychosis Among Long-Term Meth UsersAmong long-term methamphetamine users, the risk of developing symptoms of psychosis is five times more ...

Imaging Study Maps Brain Activity in Borderline Personality Disorder

January 16th, 2013
Imaging Study Maps Brain Activity in Borderline Personality DisorderEmerging studies have focused on the heightened emotional reactivity observed in people with borderline personality disorder, whose lives ...

Social Factors Influence Schizophrenia

December 18th, 2012
Social Factors Influence Schizophrenia New research links social deprivation, population density and inequality to higher rates of schizophrenia. UK researchers discuss the linkages found among urban neighborhoods in the journal Schizophrenia ...

Four Major Antipsychotic Drugs Found Lacking in Long Term for Older Adults

November 28th, 2012
Four Major Antipsychotic Drugs Found Lacking in Long Term for Older AdultsA new study has called into question the safety and effectiveness of four antipsychotic drugs commonly used ...

In 3 Case Studies, A Link Between Internet Use And Psychosis

November 22nd, 2012
In 3 Case Studies, A Link Between Internet Use And PsychosisHaving a world of virtual friends can be a rich environment that allows a person to learn more about others ...

Twin Study Finds Heavy Hand of Genetics in Personality Disorders

September 25th, 2012
Twin Study Finds Heavy Hand of Genetics in Personality DisordersA Norwegian study of twins expands the role of genetics in the development of a ...

Psychopathy Linked to Impaired Sense of Smell, Frontal Lobe

September 21st, 2012
Psychopathy Linked to Impaired Sense of Smell, Frontal Lobe Impairments A new Australian study finds that people with psychopathic tendencies have an impaired sense of smell. Psychopathy is a global description of a severe ...

Brain Hemispheres Out of Sync in Schizophrenia

August 22nd, 2012
Brain Hemisphere Coordination Reduced in SchizophreniaPeople with schizophrenia have significantly decreased interhemispheric coordination compared to those without the disorder, according to a new study.  Researchers discovered that interhemispheric connectivity was ...

How Drugs for Schizophrenia Sow Seeds of Resistance

August 14th, 2012
How Drugs for Schizophrenia Sow Seeds of ResistanceA new study has identified why certain drugs have mixed success in treating schizophrenia; effective at first, but with chronic ...

Dissociative
Disorders