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Clozapine shows better efficacy in children with schizophrenia than in adults
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.07.13]
Childhood-onset schizophrenia is a rare, severe, and difficult to treat form of the disease, but a new study suggests that children show a stronger response to clozapine than to other antipsychotic...

Spotting Psychosis Linked to AEDs in Epilepsy
Source: Medscape Pathology & Lab Medicine Headlines [2016.08.19]
The identification of antiepilepsy drug-induced psychotic disorders among epilepsy patients may become easier after the identification of several associated factors, say Australian researchers.
Medscape Medical News

Factors Flag Psychosis Linked to AEDs in Epilepsy
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.08.18]
One in seven cases of psychosis among patients with epilepsy is associated with antiepilepsy drugs, a new study suggests. Now, researchers have identified associated factors that may make it easier to spot.
Medscape Medical News

Marijuana Tied to Ongoing, Subclinical Psychosis in Teens
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines [2016.08.15]
A 'concerning' study found that regular marijuana use in teen boys was linked to an increased risk for persistent, subclinical paranoia and hallucinations even after they stopped using the drug.
Medscape Medical News

Longer duration of untreated childhood schizophrenia-spectrum psychosis predicts poorer outcomes
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.08.04]
A review of 35 studies of early-onset schizophrenia-spectrum psychosis (EOS) identified the most common psychotic symptoms and the disorders that most often co-occur in children and adolescents...

Stress hormone link with psychosis
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.06.03]
JCU Associate Professor Zoltan Sarnyai said it was the first meta-analysis study to compare the level of cortisol in a waking patient's body with the stage of schizophrenia they are suffering.

Cannabis use linked to worse treatment outcomes for psychosis patients
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2016.03.04]
Treatment for a first episode of psychosis may be more likely to fail if a patient uses cannabis, suggests a new study that found higher hospital admissions among such patients.

Psychosis Plus Pot a Bad Mix: Study
Source: MedicineNet clozapine Specialty [2016.03.04]
Title: Psychosis Plus Pot a Bad Mix: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

In search of neurobiological factors for schizophrenia
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2016.08.11]
It is impossible to predict the onset of schizophrenic psychosis. If factors linked to a risk of psychosis can be identified, however, these may yield significant insights into its underlying...

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