UCSD researchers investigate the longevity gap between people with schizophrenia and the general population. The note a 37 percent increase in the mean standardized mortality rate in people with schizophrenia from studies conducted pre-1970's to those conducted more recently.
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.