A new study reports DISC1, a gene that plays a role in some psychiatric illnesses, also influences the production of insulin creating pancreatic beta cells.
A newly created protein can modify brain activity and memory in targeted ways without the use of chemicals or drugs, a new study reports.
Using a unique mouse model, researchers show cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia may be reversible.
Neuroimaging study reveals abnormalities in memory replay in those with schizophrenia.
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.
New research on learning describes the interaction between acetlycholine receptors and SK channels and their involvement in learning and memory. These findings could lead to new research targeting acetylcholine and SK channels to help cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia as well as help understand learning and memory better.
African Americans who suffer from major depressive disorder are more likely to be misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia than people from other ethnic or racial groups. Findings suggest doctors may be putting more emphasis on psychotic symptoms, rather than depressive symptoms when assessing African American patients.
Combining brain scans with AI technology, researchers were able to accurately predict the likelihood of a person developing schizophrenia in those with a family history of the psychiatric disorder.
Study finds allele-specific open chromatin variants are likely to be linked to several neuropsychiatric traits and illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.