Researchers turn to 'psychics', people who claim to "hear voices" without a diagnosis of a mental illness, to help find out more about the auditory hallucinations those with psychosis face.
Adults who were maltreated as children have an increased risk of being diagnosed with schizophrenia, psychosis, bipolar disorder, and anxiety than their peers who were not abused.
Researchers report antioxidant supplements and amino acids, such as Taurine, can help to reduce symptoms of psychosis.
Patients with psychosis who have higher levels of an antioxidant called glutathione responded more quickly to medications and had improved outcomes. Researchers estimate a 10% increase in antioxidants could lead to reduced time spent in hospital for those with psychosis.
While England has only seen a moderate rise in people being diagnosed with psychosis in recent years, prescription rates for antipsychotic medications have doubled.
According to a new study, antipsychotic medications could increase the risk of death in patients with Parkinson's disease psychosis.
Auditory hallucinations, a common feature of psychosis and schizophrenia, may be the result of increased connectivity between sensory and language processing areas in the brain.
Computerized speech analysis provides a more accurate classification than clinical ratings for teens at risk of developing psychosis, a new study reports.