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IQ Study Finds Environmental Footprint in Schizophrenia Risk
26 November 2014. A study of over one million men reports that the long-standing association between cognitive ability and schizophrenia may stem from environmental factors...


Baseline Symptom Severity Affects Antipsychotic Response
17 November 2014. Patients with schizophrenia who are more severely affected reap more benefit from drug treatment than those whose baseline symptoms are more mild...

  
Corticostriatal Connectivity Predicts Antipsychotic Response
14 November 2014. The answer to whether an antipsychotic drug will relieve a person's hallucinations and delusions may be embedded within the brain's connections...

  
The Life of the Spine: Do Gene Knockdowns Add Insight Into Schizophrenia?
4 November 2014. Dendritic spine structure and function are controlled in part by two familiar genes...


WCPG 2014—Movement on MHC and Schizophrenia Risk
31 October 2014. The strongest and most replicable genetic signal for schizophrenia emanates from a region of chromosome 6...


WCPG 2014—Phenotypes and Families in Mind
30 October 2014. Rare variants revealed by sequencing have compelled researchers to get “back to basics” by analyzing family pedigrees...


WCPG 2014—Smoothing the Way to the Clinic
24 October 2014. Even as researchers gain traction on the genes involved in schizophrenia, turning these discoveries into clinically actionable information faces plenty of challenges...


Unpacking the "Placebo Problem" in Antipsychotic Drug Trials
21 October 2014. A large meta-analysis identifies factors to blame for the troubling increase in placebo response...


News Brief: What Can CRISPR Do for You?
20 October 2014. Last year, the method took the molecular biomedical world by storm...


WCPG 2014—Stem Cells Gather Steam
17 October 2014. A session devoted to induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) for modeling neuropsychiatric disease marked "a new era in psychiatric genetics,"...


WCPG 2014—Genomics Smorgasbord: Varied Samplings for Schizophrenia
16 October 2014. The 25th annual World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics got underway in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 11...

  
Working Memory Deficit Hampers Reinforcement Learning in Schizophrenia
14 October 2014. The cognitive impairments in schizophrenia may be more tangled than previously appreciated...


What Can Hearing Loss Tell Us About Social Defeat, Dopamine Sensitization, and Schizophrenia?
10 October 2014. Like people with schizophrenia, those with severe hearing impairment show increased dopamine hypersensitivity in the striatum...

  
GABA and Glutamate Co-release Appears to Titrate Depression
9 October 2014. Axon terminals that release not one, but both, of the major neurotransmitters may tilt a brain toward or away from depression...


Blood Test Predicts Conversion to Psychosis in Preliminary Study
8 October 2014. A panel of blood markers related to stress reactivity, inflammation, and oxidative stress can be used to help predict which high-risk subjects will develop psychosis...


Study Claiming Eight Types of Schizophrenia Called Into Question
3 October 2014. A study claiming to have found eight genetically distinct subtypes of schizophrenia has received a lot of press attention, but also came under strong criticism...

  
Rethinking the Hippocampus
30 September 2014. The hippocampus contains some of the best-studied neural circuits in the brain and plays a crucial role in learning and memory...

  
News Brief: Stem Cells From Schizophrenia Patients Secrete Neurotransmitters
22 September 2014. Researchers report that they have been able to generate cells that synthesize and secrete neurotransmitters from stem cells derived from people with schizophrenia...


Reading Skills Decline in Schizophrenia
18 September 2014. People with schizophrenia show profound reading impairments, which correlate with lower socioeconomic status...

  
New Genetic Almanac Should Help Scientists Understand GWAS Hits
9 September 2014. Researchers have created a database of expression-quantitative trait loci that somehow influence the expression of one or more genes...


ENCODE Expands Analysis of DNA Regulation
9 September 2014. Five papers detail the latest results from ENCODE and modENCODE, adding more than 1,600 novel transcription datasets and bringing the new total to 3,300...


Study Links OCD and Schizophrenia
9 September 2014. A diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) increases risk for developing schizophrenia...


Electroconvulsive Therapy Is Promising for Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia
5 September 2014. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can powerfully diminish psychotic symptoms in those who get no relief from antipsychotics...


Thinking About Thinking Has Lasting Benefits in Schizophrenia
4 September 2014. Short‐term group metacognitive training is able to reduce delusions and improve self‐esteem and quality of life in patients with schizophrenia...


Boosting Memory Through Stimulation of a Brain Network
2 September 2014. Can magnetic pulses—delivered to the head with a hand‐held device—fine‐tune brain circuits involved in memory?...


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