A new study suggests insulin-like growth factor 1 can increase lithium sensitivity in bipolar patients for whom initial lithium treatment proved ineffective.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified a molecule in the brain that triggers schizophrenia-like behaviors, brain changes and global gene expression in an animal model.
According to a new study, electroconvulsive therapy causes changes to areas of the brain responsible for memory and emotion.
Relying on inexperienced staff to observe suicidal patients puts the patients at risk, a new study reports.
A new study reports people with severe schizophrenia have significant differences in their brain networks compared to others with less severe schizophrenia.
Detrimental effects on areas of the brain associated with schizophrenia and stronger reaction to cocaine seen in rats exposed to lead, according to a new study.
Researchers provide possible new insights into psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia.
Using a unique mouse model, researchers show cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia may be reversible.
Inducing the release of oxytocin could be a viable option for enhancing social function in some psychiatric disorders.
The gene Gomafu might be key to understanding how our brain rapidly responds to stressful experiences, researchers report.
Childhood adversity and lifetime psychopathology are associated with shorter telomeres and higher mtDNA content, a new study reports.
Neuroimaging study identifies differences in cerebral white matter in bipolar patients who do not take lithium.