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New Study Shows that Suicide Risks Increase with Schizophrenia

A new study by researchers at the University of Toronto shows that individuals who have schizophrenia also have a much higher risk of suicide, and that is not all that the study showed. Schizophrenic individuals who were victims of childhood … Continue reading

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Antipsychotic Drugs Have Been Associated With Brain Structure Changes When Used Long Term

Antipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed for those who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, but recent research shows that these drugs can cause brain structure changes when they are used for a long term period. University of Brescia in Italy psychiatry … Continue reading

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Early Intervention is Very Important in Schizophrenia

When it comes to schizophrenia early intervention is very important. This step can help improve the quality of life for the patient, reduce the need for extensive and costly hospitalization due to this mental disorder, and improve the treatment outcome. … Continue reading

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Individuals with Schizophrenia who have Negative Symptoms Typically Fare Worse

A new study by King’s College London researchers shows that individuals with schizophrenia who have negative symptoms also tend to typically fair worse and have a worse outcome than those with this mental disorder who do not have negative symptoms. … Continue reading

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The Use of Brain Imaging Clarifies how Healthy Siblings Avoid Schizophrenia Risks

Brain imaging holds the key to why healthy siblings of schizophrenia patients avoid this disorder. The researchers n the latest study have found important differences in brain development during adolescence between those with schizophrenia and siblings who are healthy and … Continue reading

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