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Growing up in poverty doubles diagnoses of psychosis-spectrum illnesses like schizophrenia, study says

New York, May 13 (IBNS): Being raised in impoverished urban neighbourhoods more than doubles the average person’s chances of developing a psychosis-spectrum disorder by middle adulthood. These are the striking findings of a new study by Concordia and University of California, Davis researchers involving nearly 4,000 families monitored over 30 years.

New therapy helps schizophrenia patients re-engage socially, finds study

London, Dec 26 (IBNS): A new therapy aimed at helping young people with schizophrenia to reconnect and engage with the world around them has had promising results, a University of Sussex-led study has found.

Schizophrenia originates early in pregnancy, “mini-brain”, research suggests

New York, Nov 20 (IBNS): Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals that the brain disease likely begins very early in development, toward the end of the first trimester of pregnancy. The finding opens up a new understanding of this devastating disease and the potential for new treatment possibilities in utero.