Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders News

'Sometimes it's hard to focus': Mentally ill women die earlier from breast cancer - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer



Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
 
'Sometimes it's hard to focus': Mentally ill women die earlier from breast cancer 
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Winston said the most vulnerable patients at New Horizons are women with serious and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder. ?When you're dealing with hearing voices or fluctuating mood swings ...

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Long-term Ingrezza Stays Strong for Tardive Dyskinesia - MD Magazine



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Long-term Ingrezza Stays Strong for Tardive Dyskinesia 
MD Magazine
Richard Josiassen, PhD To determine the long-term safety and tolerability of valbenazine (Ingrezza) in schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or mood disorder patients with tardive dyskinesia (TD) caused by treatment with antipsychotic agents ...

 


Bringing My Own Kind of 'Madness' to the Office - New York Times



New York Times
 
Bringing My Own Kind of 'Madness' to the Office 
New York Times
Work and paranoid schizophrenia aren't exactly a recipe for success. At one job I had, on the ground floor of a city office, there were bars on the windows. The bars were no doubt put in for security reasons, like all the other shops and offices on the ...

 


Why do we never talk about the harm that can be done by diagnosing someone with a mental illness? - The Independent



The Independent
 
Why do we never talk about the harm that can be done by diagnosing someone with a mental illness? 
The Independent
Schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, manic depressive psychosis, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, trichotillomania and dissociative identity disorder ? the array of ...

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Jury selection to begin in Walmart shooting case - Standard Speaker



Standard Speaker
 
Jury selection to begin in Walmart shooting case 
Standard Speaker
Sargent previously tried to be declared incompetent to stand trial, with Kingston psychiatrist Dr. Richard Fischbein testifying that he appears to suffer from schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Described as a methamphetamine and bath salt user ...

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Reviva Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful Completion of Pre-IND Meeting With FDA on RP5063 for the ... - Business Wire (press release)



Reviva Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful Completion of Pre-IND Meeting With FDA on RP5063 for the ... 
Business Wire (press release)
Reviva has successfully completed a multicenter, multinational phase 2 clinical study for RP5063 in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders. RP5063 demonstrated robust efficacy with remission in acute schizophrenia and promising ...

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Schizophrenia: Nearly 80 percent of risk down to genes - Medical News Today



Medical News Today
 
Schizophrenia: Nearly 80 percent of risk down to genes 
Medical News Today
Having applied these methods, the researchers "estimated the heritability of [schizophrenia] to be 79 percent." Also, when the researchers included schizophrenia spectrum disorders, such as schizoaffective disorders or schizotypal and schizoid ...

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Researchers identify brain area responsible for hearing voices in schizophrenia - MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)



MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
 
Researchers identify brain area responsible for hearing voices in schizophrenia 
MultiBriefs Exclusive (blog)
In schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, auditory verbal hallucinations ? a disturbing symptom ? are not uncommon, affecting nearly 70 percent at some point in their illness. To those with schizophrenia, the voices coming from inside them are ...

 


Study: Controlling TD in Mood Disorder Requires Long-Term Valbenazine Therapy - MD Magazine



MD Magazine
 
Study: Controlling TD in Mood Disorder Requires Long-Term Valbenazine Therapy 
MD Magazine
... of the randomized KINECT 3 trial evaluated the efficacy of 6 weeks of treatment with valbenazine (Ingrezza), 40 mg or 80 mg once daily, in 205 patients with tardive dyskinesia (TD) and schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder or mood disorder (77 ...

 


Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications - Psychology Today (blog)



Psychology Today (blog)
 
Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications 
Psychology Today (blog)
Whereas schizophrenia is characterized primarily by psychotic symptoms, people with schizoaffective disorder have to cope not only with psychosis but also with overlapping periods of severe mood symptoms. Signs of psychosis include paranoia, auditory ...