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Body ownership is not impaired in schizophrenia

11 Aug 2017

Schizophrenia patients often experience an altered sense of self, for example, as if someone else is controlling their actions. This impairment is described as a deficit in the “sense of agency”, and while it has been well established and linked to problems with sensorimotor brain signals, another category has been left unexplored:

 

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Can we end damaging dementia psychosis cycle?

10-20-2017

A new research report calls for a change in approach in the treatment of psychosis in dementia, to find alternatives to highly damaging antipsychotics...

Major breakthrough identifies new mechanism for the development of schizophrenia

10-19-2017

The new research shows that dysfunctional brain blood vessels may be associated with the development of schizophrenia. There is potential for new trea...

Brain chemical abnormalities in earliest stage of psychosis identified

10-18-2017

A new study of young people experiencing a first episode of psychosis reports elevations in the brain chemicals glutamate and glycine. READ MORE ...

Depression and Schizophrenia May Become Redundant Terms

10-17-2017

Summary: Using a combination of neuroimaging, genetic research, epigenetics and other biological data in conjunction with artificial intelligence may ...

Major Breakthrough Identifies Mechanism for Development of Schizophrenia

10-16-2017

Summary: A new study sheds light on a potential mechanism for the development of schizophrenia. Researchers believe blood vessel abnormalities could p...