News related to Clozaril (Clozapine) and/or conditions it is approved for
Smoking a Cause of Psychosis?
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2015.07.24]
A meta-analysis shows high rates of smoking at first onset of psychosis and earlier onset among smokers, prompting authors to suggest a role of smoking that extends beyond the self-medication hypothesis.
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Cannabis psychosis: gender matters
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.07.23]
New research by health scientists at the University of York has revealed that a greater proportion of men than women suffer from cannabis psychosis.
Researchers identify the source of the debilitating memory loss in people with psychosis
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2015.07.23]
As disabling as its delusions and hallucinations, psychosis' devastating toll on memory arises from dysfunction of frontal and temporal lobe regions in the brain that rob sufferers of the ability...
Source: MedicineNet Biorhythms Specialty [2015.05.14]
Title: ICU Psychosis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/10/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Does cigarette smoking contribute to schizophrenia?
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2015.07.10]
Previous studies have found that people with psychosis are more likely to smoke. A new meta-analysis suggests that this is not an attempt at self-medication, as previously thought.
Rise in numbers of teenagers given antipsychotics
Source: Bipolar News From Medical News Today [2015.07.02]
Teenagers between 13 and 18 are being treated more with antipsychotics, and mostly for conditions that do not involve psychosis, study suggests.