Schizophrenia News

Slight Delay Can Make for Better Decisions

March 10th, 2014
Slight Delay Can Make for Better DecisionsNew research has found that decision-making accuracy can be improved by postponing a decision by a mere fraction of a second. "Decision making isn't always easy, and sometimes we ...

Survey Finds More People Willing to Disclose Mental Health Problems

March 9th, 2014
Survey Finds More People Willing to Disclose Mental Health ProblemsA new survey has found that people are more willing to disclose having a mental health problem and receiving treatment. The survey, led by Orygen Youth Health ...

Kids of Older Dads Show Higher Risk of Mental, Academic Problems

March 4th, 2014
Kids of Older Dads Show Higher Risk of Mental, Academic Problems Researchers from Indiana University (IU) and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have discovered advancing paternal age at childbearing can lead to psychiatric and academic ...

Mentally Ill Are Often Victims of Violence

February 26th, 2014
Mentally Ill Are Often Victims of Violence A new study clarifies the relationship between mental illness and criminal violence, as researchers discover almost one-third of adults with mental illness are likely to be victims ...

Brain Area Critical for Social Skills Discovered in Mouse Study

February 24th, 2014
Brain Area Critical for Social Skills Discovered in Mouse Study  In new research, scientists from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have determined that a small region of the hippocampus known as CA2 is ...

Those With Schizophrenia More Apt to Get Autoimmune Diseases

February 22nd, 2014
Those With Schizophrenia More Apt to Get Autoimmune DiseasesA new study has found that people suffering from schizophrenia face a greater risk of developing autoimmune diseases, such as psoriasis and multiple sclerosis. According to researchers ...

Premature Infants Benefit From Hearing Adults Talk

February 22nd, 2014
Premature Infants Benefit From Hearing Adults TalkA new study shows that premature babies benefit from being exposed to adult talk -- especially from their parents -- as early as possible. Premature babies who are exposed ...

Lack of Self-Control, Not Desires, May Drive Risky Business

February 8th, 2014
Lack of Self-Control, Not Desires, May Drive Risky BusinessA new study has found that when people engage in risky behavior, such as drunk driving or having unsafe sex, it’s probably not because their brain’s ...

Why Do We Have False Memories?

February 6th, 2014
Why Do We Have False Memories?It is difficult to explain why someone would remember an event that did not occur. This action can cause horrific consequences as our justice system trusts human memory. Every year ...

Schizophrenia Hikes Risk of Complicated Pregnancy

February 4th, 2014
Schizophrenia Hikes Risk of Complicated Pregnancy New research finds women with schizophrenia are nearly twice as likely to experience pre-eclampsia, pre-term birth, and other serious pregnancy and delivery complications as women without the condition. The ...