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Unpacking the "Placebo Problem" in Antipsychotic Drug Trials
21 October 2014. A large meta-analysis identifies factors to blame for the troubling increase in placebo response...


News Brief: What Can CRISPR Do for You?
20 October 2014. Last year, the method took the molecular biomedical world by storm...


WCPG 2014—Stem Cells Gather Steam
17 October 2014. A session devoted to induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) for modeling neuropsychiatric disease marked "a new era in psychiatric genetics,"...


WCPG 2014—Genomics Smorgasbord: Varied Samplings for Schizophrenia
16 October 2014. The 25th annual World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics got underway in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 11...

  
Working Memory Deficit Hampers Reinforcement Learning in Schizophrenia
14 October 2014. The cognitive impairments in schizophrenia may be more tangled than previously appreciated...


What Can Hearing Loss Tell Us About Social Defeat, Dopamine Sensitization, and Schizophrenia?
10 October 2014. Like people with schizophrenia, those with severe hearing impairment show increased dopamine hypersensitivity in the striatum...

  
GABA and Glutamate Co-release Appears to Titrate Depression
9 October 2014. Axon terminals that release not one, but both, of the major neurotransmitters may tilt a brain toward or away from depression...


Blood Test Predicts Conversion to Psychosis in Preliminary Study
8 October 2014. A panel of blood markers related to stress reactivity, inflammation, and oxidative stress can be used to help predict which high-risk subjects will develop psychosis...


Study Claiming Eight Types of Schizophrenia Called Into Question
3 October 2014. A study claiming to have found eight genetically distinct subtypes of schizophrenia has received a lot of press attention, but also came under strong criticism...

  
Rethinking the Hippocampus
30 September 2014. The hippocampus contains some of the best-studied neural circuits in the brain and plays a crucial role in learning and memory...


News Brief: Stem Cells From Schizophrenia Patients Secrete Neurotransmitters
22 September 2014. Researchers report that they have been able to generate cells that synthesize and secrete neurotransmitters from stem cells derived from people with schizophrenia...


Reading Skills Decline in Schizophrenia
18 September 2014. People with schizophrenia show profound reading impairments, which correlate with lower socioeconomic status...

  
New Genetic Almanac Should Help Scientists Understand GWAS Hits
9 September 2014. Researchers have created a database of expression-quantitative trait loci that somehow influence the expression of one or more genes...


ENCODE Expands Analysis of DNA Regulation
9 September 2014. Five papers detail the latest results from ENCODE and modENCODE, adding more than 1,600 novel transcription datasets and bringing the new total to 3,300...


Study Links OCD and Schizophrenia
9 September 2014. A diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) increases risk for developing schizophrenia...


Electroconvulsive Therapy Is Promising for Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia
5 September 2014. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can powerfully diminish psychotic symptoms in those who get no relief from antipsychotics...


Thinking About Thinking Has Lasting Benefits in Schizophrenia
4 September 2014. Short‐term group metacognitive training is able to reduce delusions and improve self‐esteem and quality of life in patients with schizophrenia...


Boosting Memory Through Stimulation of a Brain Network
2 September 2014. Can magnetic pulses—delivered to the head with a hand‐held device—fine‐tune brain circuits involved in memory?...


Ketamine Elicits Brain State Resembling Early Stages of Schizophrenia
26 August 2014. Blocking glutamate receptors with ketamine produces a state of hyperconnectivity in the prefrontal cortex that most resembles that found in early stages of schizophrenia...

  
SIRS 2014—Connecting Clinical and Preclinical Research
22 August 2014. The April 7 SIRS 2014 plenary session focused on three aspects of schizophrenia symptoms: psychosis, motivation, and social cognition...


Stem Cells and TALENs Bring DISC1 Back in the News
18 August 2014. DISC1 returns to center stage, thanks to a marriage of stem cell and DNA editing technologies...

  
Model of Schizophrenia Cortical Deficits Reversed With Antioxidants
15 August 2014. An international collaboration offers up evidence linking the reported alterations in cortical interneurons in schizophrenia to oxidative stress...

  
Whether Mild or Extreme, Psychotic Experiences Share Risk Factors
8 August 2014. Mild to severe psychotic experiences share similar genetic and environmental risk factors...


SIRS 2014—Associative Striatum Linked to Prodromal Psychosis
7 August 2014. Researchers took a fresh look at the dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia in an afternoon SIRS session...


Transparent Bodies Allow Neural Networks to "Apparate"
4 August 2014. Researchers describe a technique that allows whole cellular networks to come into view in situ...


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