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Discrimination of minorities associated with increased risk of psychosis

June 26, 2019

Discrimination of minority groups is likely to be associated with an increased risk of psychosis, according to a…
Cannabis during pregnancy bumps psychosis risk in offspring

March 29, 2019

Pregnant women who use cannabis may slightly increase the risk their unborn child will develop psychosis later in…
High potency cannabis linked to higher rates of psychosis

March 26, 2019

New research from King’s College London is the first to show the impact of cannabis use on population…
Daily use and high potency cannabis linked to higher rates of psychosis

March 22, 2019

Daily cannabis use, especially of high potency cannabis, is strongly linked to the risk of developing psychosis, according…
Study points to increased risk of harm from cannabis across Europe

January 4, 2019

Cannabis resin and herbal cannabis have significantly increased in potency and in price, according to the first study…
Smoking could be linked to schizophrenia and psychosis

December 1, 2018

You know that smoking is not good for you, but do you know exactly how? Most smokers do…
AI Outperforms Clinicians in Predicting Outcomes for People at Risk of Psychosis and Depression

September 27, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI), or more precisely in this case – machine learning, has scored another point against its…
Early warning sign of psychosis detected

September 24, 2018

Brains of people at risk of psychosis exhibit a pattern that can help predict whether they will go…
Cannabis extract helps reset brain function in psychosis

August 30, 2018

Research from King’s College London has found that a single dose of the cannabis extract cannabidiol can help…
Antipsychotic medications worsen delirium symptoms and hasten death

December 6, 2016

Antipsychotic medication typically used to treat patients with delirium may be ineffective at best and hasten death at…
Psychics help psychiatrists understand the voices of psychosis

September 28, 2016

People with psychosis are tormented by internal voices. In an effort to explain why a Yale team enlisted…
Psychosis associated with low levels of physical activity

August 26, 2016

A large international study of more than 200,000 people in nearly 50 countries has revealed that people with…
Heightened blood flow in the brain linked to development of psychosis

December 18, 2015

Scientists from King’s College London and the University of Roehampton have identified a key mechanism in the brain…
Psychotic diseases: The Typing Pool

December 16, 2015

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have identified three biomarker-based categories that provide…
Biomarkers outperform symptoms in parsing psychosis subgroups

December 9, 2015

Three biomarker-based categories, called biotypes, outperformed traditional diagnoses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder with psychosis, in sorting…
Study shows white matter damage caused by ‘skunk-like’ cannabis

November 27, 2015

Smoking high potency ‘skunk-like’ cannabis can damage a crucial part of the brain responsible for communication between the…
How hallucinations emerge from trying to make sense of an ambiguous world

October 15, 2015

Take a look at the black and white image. It probably looks like a meaningless pattern of black…
Smoking cigarettes associated with increased risk of psychosis

July 10, 2015

A new study by researchers at King’s College London suggests that smoking tobacco is associated with an increased…
Biomarkers could predict response to antipsychotic treatment

April 30, 2015

Researchers from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at the South London and Maudsley…
Dodo bird verdict given new life by psychosis therapy study

April 14, 2015

A study by researchers at the University of Liverpool and the University of Manchester has examined the psychological treatment…
Childhood trauma linked to early psychosis later in life

March 18, 2015

Research showing that patients with early psychosis report high rates of childhood trauma has important implications for clinicians,…
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