psychotic disorder

Psychotic illness ‘begins at younger age among those who use cannabis’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Cannabis use is linked to an earlier onset of psychotic illness, according to a meta-analysis of previously published studies."There is little doubt about the existence of an association ... Read more...

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New brain research could lead to schizophrenia treatment


October 1st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): New research has revealed that two neurotransmitters-dopamine and glutamate-are abnormal in people with psychotic illness, including schizophrenia.Among many other things, these chemicals play a role in cognitive functions, ... Read more...

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Urban dwellers more prone to psychotic disorders: Study


September 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people staying in urban areas are more likely to have psychotic disorders."There is a substantial worldwide variation in incidence rates of schizophrenia," ... Read more...

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Understanding gene-environment interaction for a psychosis model


August 30th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): Psychotic disorders vary greatly across places and demographic groups, as do symptoms, course, and treatment response across individuals.This, in combination with progress in the area of molecular genetics, ... Read more...

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Investigations Indicate A Complex Link Between Marijuana And Psychotic Disorders


July 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientists have wanted to comprehend the complex link between marijuana and psychosis since many years. Cannabis can generate interim psychotic experiences such as delirium and ... Read more...

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Complex Link Between Marijuana And Psychotic Disorder Intrigues Researchers


July 25th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists for ages have tried to find out the link between the use of marijuana and psychotic disorders ranging from short term hallucination to long term ... Read more...

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Youth who fought police for over 35 hours has acute psychosis


February 20th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) Shamim alias Raju, the 27-year-old youth who kept the police here on their toes for over 35 hours before he was taken out of a room in which ... Read more...

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Fish oil ‘can help fight psychosis’


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Fish oil supplements can help prevent full-blown psychotic illness in individuals at extremely high risk of developing psychosis, claims a new study.The study has been published in the ... Read more...

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Researchers identify gene linked to schizophrenia


December 16th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Researchers have identified a new gene that is linked to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The gene called ABCA13 is active in the hippocampus (part of the brain where information ... Read more...

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Novel study sheds light on influenza -schizophrenia link


June 10th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Previous studies have found that influenza exposure in the womb is linked to an increased risk of schizophrenia. Now, a new study has suggested that this association depends ... Read more...

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Exposure to influenza in the womb may increase schizophrenia risk


June 10th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Babies of mothers who become infected with influenza during pregnancy are more likely to become schizophrenic, a new study has found.In the study, Dr. Lauren Ellman and colleagues ... Read more...

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Schizophrenics face increased risk of type-2 diabetes


March 31st, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Are people with schizophrenia at an increased risk of developing type-2 diabetes? It would seem so, according to the results of a new study. Of the 50 people ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia linked to diabetes


March 31st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Medical College of Georgia researchers have found a link between schizophrenia and type 2 diabetes.In a study of 50 people newly-diagnosed with schizophrenia or a related psychotic disorder ... Read more...

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Neighbourhood ethnic density linked with risk of psychosis among immigrants


February 5th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 5 (ANI):In astudy by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and The Hague , Netherlands , it was cited that neighbourhood ethnic density is linked with ... Read more...

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Daily dose of fish oil may keep schizophrenia at bay


November 29th, 2007 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov 29(ANI): A landmark study has found that the vulnerability of young people towards developing schizophrenia is highly reduced if they resort to a daily dose of fish oil. It was found ... Read more...

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