A new study that measured autistic and schizophrenic traits in the general population, rather than in those already diagnosed, reveals significant overlaps in traits associated with the disorders. Researchers say people in the general population can be categorized into eight subgroups, depending on their autistic or schizophrenic traits.
Using neuroimaging and mathematical graph theory, researchers discover it is possible to detect those at risk of developing psychosis by examining cortical folding.
For those with treatment resistant depression, a new study reports ECT may not only be the most effective treatment, but also the most cost effective.
According to researchers, success in big events can help boost a nation's health and wellbeing. The study, which looked at data from people whose countries participate in the Eurovision song contest, found people were 4% more likely to be satisfied with their lives with every ten place increase on the final score board. Additionally, finishing near the bottom was linked to a 13% increase in life satisfaction compared to people whose countries did not participate in the contest at all.
A new study reveals fMRI imaging and behavioral measures could be biomarkers for predicting those at risk of developing psychosis. Researchers report people at risk of psychosis have problems in activating the striatum when they receive feedback based learning.
Researchers have identified different neuron types and provided a new list of genes associated with schizophrenia. The findings could pave the way for developing new targeted therapies to treat the condition.
A new study reports blood samples taken from those with Schizophrenia contain genetic material from more types of microbes than people without the condition. Additionally, the blood samples contained less CD8+ memory T cells.
Typically, many people associate depression with feelings of sadness or despair. However, depression can also affect your cognitive abilities and memory. A new paper reviews the impact depression has on cognitive function and considers therapy options to help improve these often overlooked symptoms of the disorder.
Researchers look at why suicide rates may be on the rise in the US, finding suicidality may be more than simply a mental health issue.