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Schizophrenia disrupts the brain’s entire communication system, researchers say

Fiber pathways in the brain are altered in schizophrenia, a mental illness in which patients may experience hallucinations, psychosis and depression. Credit: Paul Thompson,...

The concept of schizophrenia is coming to an end – here’s...

Tatiana Shepeleva/Shutterstock Simon McCarthy-Jones, Trinity College Dublin The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have been fatally wounded...

The foundations of schizophrenia may be laid down in the womb

Does it begin before birth? Thierry Berrod, Mona Lisa Production/Science Photo Library   People who develop schizophrenia may have been born with brains with a different...

How one gene contributes to two diseases

The gene Shank3 has been linked to both autism and schizophrenia. Researchers found that two different mutations of the Shank3 gene produce some distinct...

Study identifies biological mechanisms for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression

by Mark Wheeler Credit: George Hodan/Public Domain Common psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression share genetic risk factors related to immune function...

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