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17 Apr 2017

We live in a patient-empowered world. People understand their healthcare challenges like never before. They become mini-experts during their journey to getting diagnosed. Yet, once a patient arrives at their diagnosis, they reach an inflection point and are suddenly alone with their experience. That’s where communities come in.

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Prenatal Nicotine Exposure and Risk of Schizophrenia Among Offspring in a National Birth Cohort

09-22-2017

Cigarette smoking during pregnancy is one of the most common adverse exposures during the fetal period: approximately 12%225% of pregnant women in Wes...

Small Study Finds Signs of Brain Inflammation in Patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

09-21-2017

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found signs of inflammation within the neurocircuitry associated with adult obsessive-compulsive disord...

New Calculator Helps Predict Risk of Developing Psychosis Across Diagnoses

09-20-2017

Many scientists believe that early intervention may alter the course of psychosis. For this reason, researchers have sought to improve tools for predi...

20 Minute Test Determines Attention and Memory Capacity in Schizophrenia Patients

09-19-2017

Summary: Researchers at UAB have developed an assessment test, that can be completed within 20 minutes, to assess the cognitive capabilities of those ...

People with Schizophrenia Left Out of Longevity Revolution

09-18-2017

Summary: UCSD researchers investigate the longevity gap between people with schizophrenia and the general population. The note a 37 percent increase i...