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Intake of folic acid during pregnancy may reduce schizophrenia risk, says study
07-12-18 Category: Schizophrenia

Intake of grain-based foods with folic acid may help curb the risk of developing severe mental illnesses like schizophrenia, according to a recent study conducted by a research team at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Severe forms of mental illnesses like autism, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder (MDD) and schizophrenia are known to affect children […]

Sleep disorders common in people with schizophrenia, says study
12-11-17 Category: Schizophrenia

It’s just over 1 percent of adults in the United States who live with schizophrenia, but its adverse impact on patients and society can be multifold. Besides suffering from chronic cognitive impairments, patients of schizophrenia usually struggle with sleep disorders, especially those in the prodromal phase of the condition. According to recent studies, sleep-related impairments, […]

Malfunctioning immune system may cause schizophrenia, says study
11-08-17 Category: Schizophrenia

Individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia could actually be struggling with a malfunctioning immune system and immunotherapy might be the solution to alleviate their condition, says a medical investigation led by Professor Belinda Lennox, a clinical psychiatrist at the Oxford University. Upon conducting trials, the study team discovered that one in 11 schizophrenia patients sectioned for psychosis […]

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08-26-16 Category: Mental Health, Research, Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a complex, chronic mental illness that distorts thoughts, emotions and behavior. Hearing voices, seeing things that aren’t there, having false beliefs and speaking in a disorganized way are common manifestations of schizophrenia. Other symptoms include difficulty concentrating, poor memory, flat affect, apathy and trouble completing tasks. Schizophrenia affects approximately 1 percent of the […]

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