Schizophrenia

Su-Jok: A hope for Schizophrenia patients

Su-Jok: A hope for Schizophrenia patients

Apart from proper medication and supportive therapies, simple Su-Jok techniques along with acupressure too can help ease down the symptom...Read More

Study reveals role of sleep deprivation in unwanted thoughts

Study reveals role of sleep deprivation in unwanted thoughts

The authors of the study say the findings could have implications for people suffering from psychiatric conditions associated with unwant...Read More


Scientists use blood test to predict who is likely to develop psychotic disorders

Scientists use blood test to predict who is likely to develop psychotic disorders

Washington: Scientists have discovered that testing the levels of certain proteins in blood samples can predict whether a person at risk ...Read More

Schizophrenia drug combined with radiation shows promise in treating deadly brain tumours, says study

Schizophrenia drug combined with radiation shows promise in treating deadly brain tumours, says study

Ration is an integral part of therapy for people with cancer and one of the most effective treatments. In many cases, it can help cure th...Read More

Reducing unhealthy lifestyle factors can help people with mental disorders live longer

Reducing unhealthy lifestyle factors can help people with mental disorders live longer

Healthy interventions that aim to stop smoking among people with schizophrenia and approaches to lessen sedentary behaviour among people ...Read More

Air pollution may affect psychological health in kids

Air pollution may affect psychological health in kids

London: Air pollution may affect our physical and psychological health in the long run as researchers have found that the children who ar...Read More

Keeping a dog may benefit your kid later in life

Keeping a dog may benefit your kid later in life

As per a study, having a canine in early age reduces the risk of developing schizophrenia in future

Newly found gene linked to schizophrenia

Newly found gene linked to schizophrenia

This study identified a gene called NAPRT1 that encodes an enzyme involved in vitamin B3 metabolism

Found: 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Found: 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Washington: In a recent study, researchers have discovered 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia, by using computational ‘framework’. The...Read More

‘Chor’ one day, ‘Chowkidaar’ on other, is Modi schizophrenic? Rahul Gandhi launches fresh assault on PM

‘Chor’ one day, ‘Chowkidaar’ on other, is Modi schizophrenic? Rahul Gandhi launches fresh assault on PM

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the war or words has intensified. Mounting a fresh offensive on Narendra Modi, Congress chief Rahul Ga...Read More

Schizophrenia — most misunderstood mental illness

Schizophrenia — most misunderstood mental illness

Mumbai: Schizophrenia during childhood is quite uncommon, but leaves a severe mental disorder in which children interpret reality abnorma...Read More

The never-end challenge of living with schizophrenia

The never-end challenge of living with schizophrenia

No matter what one does, a schizophrenic suffers from those distressing symptoms almost lifelong, writes Ravi Valluri

Bhopal: 65% schizophrenia patients do not get access to treatment

Bhopal: 65% schizophrenia patients do not get access to treatment

Bhopal: When we see a person talking alone, we tend to think that the person is possessed by some super natural power. Similarly, 24-year...Read More

How father’s age affects kid’s social development

How father’s age affects kid’s social development

These findings may offer insights into how paternal age influences children’s risk of autism and schizophrenia

Desi teens bag $100K in Siemens science contest in US

Desi teens bag $100K in Siemens science contest in US

Houston : Three Indian-origin teenagers, including identical twin sisters, in the US have bagged a scholarship worth $100,000 in a scienc...Read More

Higher heart rate, BP in teenagers may up psychiatric disorder risk

Higher heart rate, BP in teenagers may up psychiatric disorder risk

London: Male teenagers with a higher resting heart rate and increased level of blood pressure may be at an high risk of developing psychi...Read More

Alcohol abuse is linked to increased risk of schizophrenia in later life

Alcohol abuse is linked to increased risk of schizophrenia in later life

Washington D.C. : A new study shows that alcohol, cannabis and other illicit drugs can greatly increase the risk of developing schizophre...Read More

Poorly-understood gene linked to mental health disorders

Poorly-understood gene linked to mental health disorders

London: New evidence has been found to prove the link between a previously misunderstood gene and major neurocognitive disorders such as ...Read More

Loneliness may be in your genes: study

Loneliness may be in your genes: study

Los Angeles: Feeling lonely? Blame it on your genes, say scientists who have found that loneliness – a trait linked to poor health and ea...Read More

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Schizophrenics need a shrink, not a faith healer

Mumbai: Even though an incidence of 1-2% of schizophrenia is reported in the general community, psychiatrists  believe that the actual nu...Read More

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