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Brain ‘signature’ could help to diagnose schizophrenia

People with schizophrenia and their healthy siblings share patterns of brain activity that are different from those seen in individuals with no family history of the disorder, scientists from EPFL have found. Because the siblings do not show schizophrenia symptoms, this brain ‘signature’ could serve as a marker for the early diagnosis of the disorder.… Read More »

Why Schizophrenia May Be Overdiagnosed in America

Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental illness characterized by disordered thoughts, feelings and behavior. The condition affects less than 1 percent of the American population. But a new study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice reveals that the mental illness may, in fact, be overdiagnosed, reports Johns Hopkins Medicine. For the investigation, researchers… Read More »