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Elevated dopamine levels can cause hallucinations

Our brain uses prior experiences to generate sensory expectations that help fill in the gaps when sounds or images are distorted or unclear.

17 Feb 2018 3:16 PM

Sibling bullying may increase schizophrenia risk, says study

If the bullying occurs at home and at school the risk for psychotic disorder is even higher, say experts. (Photo: Pixabay)

17 Feb 2018 9:17 AM

Autism, schizophrenia share molecular traits: study

The molecular pathology showed significant overlap between distinct disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia.

10 Feb 2018 2:10 PM

Few colleges track suicides, despite prevention investments

"One death is one death too many," said Chris Brownson, the counselling centre director who analyses the university's suicides.

02 Jan 2018 12:02 PM

Climbing Mount Everest may lead to psychosis: study

Climbing highest mountains in the world such as Mount Everest can actually cause psychosis, according to a study.

19 Dec 2017 2:33 PM


Autism traits increase suicidal thoughts in people with psychosis

A person's level of autism traits is an extremely important marker in helping identify those people with psychosis at risk of suicide.

14 Dec 2017 11:48 AM

Computer avatars may be effective in helping schizophrenia patients

These voices are typically insulting, tormenting and threatening, causing much distress and anxiety in patients.

24 Nov 2017 8:10 PM

FDA approves first drug in US with digital ingestion tracking

The product has been approved for the treatment of conditions like schizophrenia.

20 Nov 2017 3:12 PM

Brain chemicals that help avoid unwanted thoughts identified

Research may pave way for treating patients of PTSD, depression or schizophrenia.

06 Nov 2017 8:39 AM

Living next to a forest is good for the brain, says study

Study shows living near abundance of trees makes adults les stressed by strengthening area of the brain that controls emotional processing.

20 Oct 2017 3:07 PM


Women's brain reacts differently than men while helping others

Women put more subjective value on prosocial behavior and men find selfish behavior more valuable.

16 Oct 2017 3:27 PM

World Mental Health Day: Here are some facts you should know

Did you know that healthy living reduces depression? Or that children can suffer from mental health issues too? Read on to find out.

10 Oct 2017 4:03 PM

Nearly 80 percent schizophrenia risk may be traced back to genes, says study

The study, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, indicates that genetics has a substantial influence on risk for schizophrenia.

07 Oct 2017 9:28 AM

People with schizophrenia are three times more likely to die

A study looked at all deaths in Ontario over a 20-year period, more than 1.6 million deaths to understand trends in schizophrenia.

18 Sep 2017 7:55 PM


Now a way to fight schizophrenia discovered

Researchers find people with schizophrenia lack a protein vital to key brain functions.

19 Jul 2017 1:26 PM

Till death do me apart

If you thought monogamy and polygamy have been hard enough to corner, sologamy presents a whole new set of concerns.

24 May 2017 12:26 AM

Australian woman who killed 8 children deemed of ‘unsound mind’, not charged

Under Queensland state law, a person found to be of unsound mind at the time of an offence, cannot face further criminal proceedings.

04 May 2017 12:54 PM

Taking vitamin supplements reduces schizophrenia symptoms

High-dose B-vitamins are useful for reducing residual symptoms in people with schizophrenia

18 Feb 2017 10:34 AM

Schizophrenia may increase diabetes risk

People with long-term schizophrenia are three times more likely than the general population to have diabetes.

14 Jan 2017 7:12 PM