Schizophrenia News

  • World Schizophrenia Day 2022: Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Schizophrenia

    May 24, 2022 12:06 IST
    World Schizophrenia Day: Schizophrenia is a mental condition which affects normal functioning of the brain. It interferes with a person's ability to feel, act and think.
  • Young Adults With Schizophrenia Have Highest Suicide Risk: Study

    May 31, 2021 09:31 IST
    A new study has found that young adults with schizophrenia have the highest suicide risk and those aged 65 and older have the lowest.
  • Schizophrenia: Causes And Symptoms You Must Take Note Of

    Jul 21, 2019 11:24 IST
    A person with Schizophrenia would face difficulty in differentiating from reality and delusion, whereas a person with a normal brain functioning would be able to do that easily.
  • The Impact Of Music Therapy On Mental Health

    Jan 11, 2018 11:41 IST
    Here's how music can improve your mental health!
  • 7 Things You Didn't Know About Schizophrenia

    Jan 15, 2018 03:13 IST
    Living your worst nightmare can be terrifying for any of us but the ones suffering from schizophrenia do that every day. Even in the realm of mental illness, schizophrenia continues to be a taboo and isn't much talked about. Here are 7 things everyone should know about schizophrenia
  • Magnetic Pulses May Treat Schizophrenics Who 'Hear Voices'

    Sep 5, 2017 09:58 IST
    People with schizophrenia experience a range of symptoms.One of the best-known is hearing voices, also known as Auditory Verbal Hallucination (AVH). Read the full report here.
  • New Drug For Treating Schizophrenia Approved

    May 19, 2017 11:59 IST
    Drug firm Lupin today said it has received US health regulator's approval to market generic version of Seroquel XR tablets, used in the treatment of schizophrenia, in the American market.
  • First-time fathers' age and schizophrenia risk

    Nov 8, 2010 05:00 IST
    Men who are relatively older at their first child's birth may be more likely than younger first-time fathers to have a child who eventually develops schizophrenia.
  • Low vitamin D linked to schizophrenia

    Sep 28, 2010 04:46 IST
    Newborn babies with low levels of Vitamin D face double the risk of schizophrenia in later life.
  • Brain activity may predict schizophrenia

    Jun 23, 2008 10:54 IST
    Changes in brain activities of individuals on being given ketamine drug may predict their vulnerability to schizophrenia.
  • Marijuana linked to schizophrenia

    Aug 1, 2007 01:02 IST
    Regular use of cannabis (also known as marijuana, grass or ganja) could increase the risk of developing a psychotic illness such as schizophrenia.
  • Schizophrenia can be traced through genes

    Jul 30, 2007 12:40 IST
    Siblings of people suffering from schizophrenia can show certain brain abnormalities, which gradually diminish by early adulthood.
  • Music eases schizophrenia symptoms

    Nov 6, 2006 12:50 IST
    Listening to music might help ease depression, anxiety and emotional withdrawal symptoms of schizophrenia.
  • Epilepsy increases schizophrenia risk

    Jun 22, 2005 02:19 IST
    History of epilepsy doubles the risk of developing schizophrenia or schizophrenia-like psychosis.
  • Schizophrenia drug calms children

    Feb 27, 2010 04:36 IST
    Risperidone appears to be safe and effective for treating disruptive behaviour in children with developmental disorders.
  • Schizophrenia risk with flu exposure

    Feb 26, 2010 12:29 IST
    Infants exposed to influenza in the womb during the first half of pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of schizophrenia.
  • Children of schizophrenic mothers

    Feb 27, 2010 10:16 IST
    Neurologic abnormalities are common in offspring of mothers with schizophrenia, according to recent research. However, such abnormalities are not usually seen in the offspring of mothers with other mental disorders.
  • Flu in pregnancy related to schizophrenia

    May 12, 2004 03:52 IST
    Children born to women who contract the flu during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk for schizophrenia later in life.
  • Quality of childhood environment

    Feb 23, 2010 02:56 IST
    An enriched, stimulating environment during childhood reduces the likelihood of developing schizophrenia and criminal behaviour in young adulthood. Although several reports have suggested a link between environmental factors and these mental health problems, few studies have looked at early childhood interventions as a means of preventing them.
  • Genetic changes in psychotic disorders

    Feb 22, 2010 03:56 IST
    Two major psychotic illnesses, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression), are related disorders that may have similar genetic causes. These findings could lead to a better diagnostic test, early treatment and/or new treatment.

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