Young Marijuana Users Face Psychosis Risk

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Psychosis often the effect of long-term, recreational marijuana use

Diego was a 20-year-old college junior who was brought to the emergency room by the police. They were called by his resident advisor for bizarre …


is this music? with Stuart McHugh, June 14th 2018

Top tunes from Kristin Hersh , Courtney Barnett, Saint Sapphire, Lonely Tourist, Bark Psychosis and Siobhan Wilson, plus Album of the Week from The …

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Nuplazid’s Risks in Treating Parkinson’s Psychosis Don’t Appear Exceptionally High, Experts Say

The controversy surrounding Nuplazid (pimavanserin), Acadia Pharmaceuticals‘ approved treatment for psychosis in Parkinson’s patients, has made its …


Low-dose amisulpride effective for late-onset psychosis

Robert Howard <br>Researchers found low-dose amisulpride was an effective and well-tolerated treatment for older patients with very late-onset …


Psychosis in Parkinson’s Linked to Volume Changes in Specific Area of Brain, Study Says

Psychosis and cognitive impairment in patients with Parkinson’s disease may be linked to structural changes in the brain, namely a decrease in volume …


Possible drug-induced psychosis leads 50-year-old to fall out of stranger’s window: Police

According to Brockville Police, a 50-year-old man was charged with mischief under $5,000 over the weekend after he entered a stranger’s home and fell …


Expressing psychosis through street dance

Hip-hop and street dancer Chad Taylor was diagnosed with depression and psychosis in 2016. He now choreographs dance that breaks the stigma around mental health among young males.<p>Young African-Caribbean men are one of the most overrepresented BAME groups in inpatient mental health services in the …

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Cortical stress regulation is disrupted in schizophrenia but not in clinical high risk for psychosis | Brain

While alterations in striatal dopamine in psychosis and stress have been well studied, the role of dopamine in prefrontal cortex is poorly …


Man in 'drug-induced psychosis' scales Miranda House in Hull and hurls roof tiles onto floor

A young man who received treatment for psychosis brought on by illicit drugs thanked staff by damaging their roof.<p>Nathan Hemmings, 21, scaled a …

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Parkinson Disease Psychosis: Evaluation and Treatment

<i>Dr Hermanowicz is Director, Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine.</i><p>The symptoms …


Spiritual Implications of Psychosis: How a Spiritual Perspective Can Provide Health Benefits to Mind and Body

<i>Spiritual Implications of Psychosis: How a Spiritual Perspective Can Provide Health Benefits to Mind and Body. A blog post by Melissa Ruisz Nazario,</i> …


Sophie Lionnet murder: Nanny killing bears hallmarks of 'shared delusion' psychosis, court hears

The murder of Sophie Lionnet bears the hallmarks of a psychosis known as folie à deux, or “madness of two”, and defined as a shared …


Adolescent cannabis use increases risk of an adult psychotic diagnosis

There have been dozens of previous epidemiological studies suggesting that cannabis use increases the risk of psychosis. For example a birth cohort …


Methamphetamine associated psychosis: unpacking the links and understanding how best to help

<b>Connect & Learn – Webinar series for AOD clinicians</b><p>Connect & Learn is a series of 10 case-based webinars funded by DHHS, designed to support AOD …

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Psychosis in borderline personality disorder.

Psychosis in borderline personality disorder.<p>Yes, the two of the most stigmatized disorders. I am diagnosed with both and that being said life with …

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Rising Artists Quackson and Krilla Drop Groundbreaking “Psychosis”

Seattle’s Quackson and Toronto’s KRILLA have teamed up to cross borders and boundaries on their brand new single, “Psychosis.”<p>The bass-heavy banger …

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Postpartum Psychosis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Who's At Risk

It's important to be able to recognize the symptoms of this serious postpartum condition that requires immediate treatment.<p>Most of us are familiar with postpartum depression, either from experiencing it after the birth of a baby, or from knowing a mom friend who has dealt with more than just the …


Results of a Coordinated Specialty Care Program for Early Psychosis and Predictors of Outcomes | Psychiatric Services

Objective:<p>This study prospectively evaluated outcomes of OnTrackNY, a statewide coordinated specialty care (CSC) program for treatment of early …


Researchers find clues to treating psychoses in mental health patients

Psychotic disorders often are severe and involve extreme symptoms such as delusions or hallucinations in which people lose their sense of reality. …


Marijuana and Madness

The risk depends upon your genes.<p>Given that so many states are now making marijuana available for medical and/or recreational use, the question of …


Could better learning from feedback ward off psychosis? - Futurity

Brain scans clarify how dopamine and learning from feedback are involved in psychosis risk.


Early Stop of Antipsychotics May Lead to Poor Outcomes in Schizophrenia

Addressing mental health in the Black community is one thing, but following through with seeking treatment and continuing on with it until the end is …

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by Edu Lauton<br>統合失調症は人の考えや感情、振る舞いに影響を与えるといわれていますが、最新の研究では脳だけでなく「体」も統合失調症によって変化することが示されました。 <b><br>Is psychosis a multisystem disorder? A meta-review of central</b> …


Researchers Find Clues to Treating Psychosis

A new study reveals fMRI imaging and behavioral measures could be biomarkers for predicting those at risk of developing psychosis. Researchers report …


Clues to treating psychoses in mental health patients

Researchers recently found evidence that boosting how well people at risk for psychosis learn from positive and negative feedback could potentially …

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Postpartum Psychosis Is A Serious Condition. Here’s What You Need To Know.

Everyone has different feelings about the movie <i>Tully</i>’s portrayal of a mother’s emotional breakdown after the birth of her third child (and believe …

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MRC talks episode 12: Sandra Bucci’s app helping people with psychosis


Beyond thought and behaviour: is psychosis more than a brain disorder?

Shuichi Suetani writes his debut elf blog on a new meta-review that asks: Is psychosis a multisystem disorder? This blog explores central nervous …


Smoking dagga could cause psychosis

But only some cannabis users will experience it, so who is at risk? Researchers Jerome Sarris and Joe Firth review the facts