News related to Abilify (Aripiprazole) and/or conditions it is approved for
Discovery of novel drug target may lead to better treatment for schizophrenia
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2014.12.12]
Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a novel drug target that could lead to the development of better antipsychotic medications.Dr.
Study Finds Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care
Source: MedicineNet Schizophrenia Specialty [2014.12.04]
Title: Study Finds Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care
Category: Health News
Created: 12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM
Excess protein during brain development causes abnormalities and faulty connections in laboratory studies, may trigger schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.11.26]
A gene associated with schizophrenia plays a role in brain development and may help to explain the biological process of the disease, according to new Rutgers research.
Brain network vulnerable to Alzheimer's and schizophrenia identified
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.11.25]
A specific brain network within grey matter develops later than the rest of the brain and degenerates first in older age, says new study, shedding light on neurological disorders.
Help for schizophrenia patients and their caregivers
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.11.14]
University of Miami researchers are developing a novel, culturally informed, family therapy for schizophreniaResearchers at the University of Miami (UM) have developed a family-focused...
New real-world data highlight health and financial impact of caring for an adult with schizophrenia
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.11.12]
Data presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual European Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, reveal that caregivers of adults with...
Robot may explain some symptoms in schizophrenia and other neurological conditions
Source: Epilepsy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.10]
People don't really tend to see ghosts or guardian angels as much as "feel" them, and now researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology think they know where that "feeling of a...
A fifth of schizophrenia cases 'may be attributable to T. gondii infection'
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.11.02]
A researcher from the University of Pennsylvania calculates that Toxoplasma gondii - a parasite that causes toxoplasmosis - may be involved in more than 20% of schizophrenia cases.
EEG test to help understand and treat schizophrenia
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.11.01]
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have validated an EEG test to study and treat schizophrenia.
Schizophrenia: data supporting the efficacy, safety and tolerability of once-daily Latuda® (lurasidone) presented at ECNP 2014
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.10.23]
Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH and Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. presented new evidence supporting the use of Latuda® (lurasidone), an atypical antipsychotic treatment for adults...
Some anti-inflammatory medicines shown to benefit schizophrenia treatment
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.10.21]
A new study shows that some anti-inflammatory medicines, such as aspirin, estrogen, and Fluimucil, can improve the efficacy of existing schizophrenia treatments.
Schizophrenia Pictures Slideshow: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Schizophrenia Specialty [2014.10.14]
Title: Schizophrenia Pictures Slideshow: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Created: 9/27/2010 9:31:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Family carers of people with schizophrenia are a hidden workforce at breaking point
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2014.10.13]
Approximately three out of four (72%) carers of those living with schizophrenia, are mainly (34%) or solely (38%) responsible for caring, placing a huge emotional and physical burden on them...
Schizophrenia: shattering the stigma
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.10.10]
For this year's World Mental Health Day, the theme is 'Living with Schizophrenia.' In line with this campaign, we investigate the stigma attached to the disorder.
Study looks at cardiometabolic risk, schizophrenia and antipsychotic treatment
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2014.10.08]
The duration of psychiatric illness and treatment for patients after first-episode schizophrenia spectrum disorders (FES) appears to be associated with being fatter and having other cardiometabolic...
Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder associated with dendritic spine loss in brain
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.10.01]
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder both appear to be associated with dendritic spine loss in the brain, suggesting the two distinct disorders may share common pathophysiological features.
Rare gene could increase risk of schizophrenia, alcoholism and bipolar
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.07.22]
Scientists from the UK have identified a rare gene variant associated with developing severe chronic conditions such as schizophrenia that could lead to new treatment targets.
Schizophrenia Quiz: Test Your Mental Health IQ
Source: MedicineNet clozapine Specialty [2014.06.30]
Title: Schizophrenia Quiz: Test Your Mental Health IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/26/2011 2:23:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/30/2014 5:06:48 PM
Source: MedicineNet Electroconvulsive Therapy Specialty [2014.04.11]
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/11/2014 12:00:00 AM
Schizophrenia and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Source: MedicineNet Electroconvulsive Therapy Specialty [2012.02.14]
Title: Schizophrenia and Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Category: WebMD Second Source
Created: 11/3/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2012 12:00:00 AM
Zyprexa in schizophrenia shown to prevent brain loss
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
Zyprexa (olanzapine) was found to decrease brain loss in schizophrenia patients according to the Archives of General Psychiatry.
How illness-linked genetic variation affects neurons in the developing brain
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.08.20]
A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports.
Researcher aiming to loosen the grip of severe mental illness
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
A neuroscientist at Rutgers University-Newark says the human brain operates much the same whether active or at rest - a finding that could provide a better understanding of schizophrenia, bipolar...