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Sydney knife attack: Stabber Joel Cauchi suffered schizophrenia

A serious mental disorder, schizophrenia can cause hallucinations, delusions and disordered behaviour. It requires lifelong treatment.

People walk on Community Reflection Day at Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre as it re-opens to the public for the first time after the stabbing attacks which killed several people at the shopping centre, in Sydney, Australia(REUTERS)
Published on Apr 21, 2024 02:02 PM IST

IIT Kanpur's biomedical research offers hope in cancer and brain disorders

The study by the institute makes it easier to understand the potential treatment of cancer and brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and schizophrenia.

The team of researchers led by Prof. Arun K Shukla from the Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering.(Handout)
Published on Jan 05, 2024 03:10 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Can owning a cat increase risk of schizophrenia? Here's what a study says

A new review found that cat parents are at double the risk of schizophrenia-related disorders. Here's all that you need to know.

The new analysis of 17 studies found that there was a significant positive association between cat ownership and an increased risk of schizophrenia-related disorders.(Freepik)
Published on Dec 10, 2023 05:42 PM IST
By, New Delhi

How Schizophrenia genetic risk factor weakens mitochondrial function: Study

The study explores the ways by which schizophrenia manifests, by studying the genetic risk factors.

How Schizophrenia genetic risk factor weakens mitochondrial function: Study(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 18, 2023 10:41 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Washington

World Schizophrenia Day: Towards awareness and acceptance

This article is authored by Dr. Debanjan Barnerjee, consultant neuropsychiatrist, Apollo 24|7 and Apollo Multispecialty Hospitals, Kolkata.

People with schizophrenia may seem like they have lost touch with reality, which can cause significant distress for the individual, their family and friends.(Pixabay)
Published on May 24, 2023 10:46 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Placenta plays an important role in genetic risk of schizophrenia, study finds

A new study has discovered that the placenta plays a considerably larger role in the development of sickness than previously thought.

Schizophrenia is serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally.(Representative image)
Published on May 21, 2023 03:37 PM IST

Schizophrenia patients' symptoms grow by disrupted sleep, wakefulness trends

New study reveals Schizophrenia patients tend to have fewer active hours during the day and spent more time sleeping or passively resting than healthy controls

Brain health: Schizophrenia patients' symptoms grow by disrupted sleep, wakefulness trends? Here's what study says (Shutterstock)
Published on May 14, 2023 02:04 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Pittsburgh (pennsylvania) [us]

Disrupted rhythms of rest contribute to schizophrenia spectrum disorder symptoms

The study pointed out the patterns of sleep irregularities in patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorder.

Disrupted rhythms of rest contribute to schizophrenia spectrum disorder symptoms(Pixabay)
Published on Apr 15, 2023 09:43 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Pittsburgh

Over-activity in brain's specific area linked to certain Schizophrenia symptoms

Schizophrenia is a psychotic illness which exhibits itself in three ways: negative symptoms such as lethargy, apathy and social withdrawal, positive symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions and cognitive symptoms such as impaired memory.

This study has important implications for developing treatments for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia. (Shutterstock)
Published on Dec 31, 2022 01:14 PM IST

Schizophrenia might enhance dementia risk 2.5 times: Study

They found that across multiple different psychotic disorders, and regardless of the age at which someone first developed their mental illness, there was a higher risk of dementia later in life.

Schizophrenia might enhance dementia risk 2.5 times(Instagram/doubletalktx)
Published on Oct 07, 2022 08:41 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Tapatrisha Das, Washington

World Schizophrenia Day: Common symptoms, causes and all you want to know

World Schizophrenia Day: Schizophrenia affects 24 million people or 1 in 300 people worldwide. It is a disorder where people may find it difficult to differentiate between reality and imagination. 

World Schizophrenia Day is observed every year on May 24.(Pixabay)
Published on May 24, 2022 01:06 PM IST

Schizophrenia: Gene discovery indicates risk and cause

Researchers have discovered gene mutations that indicate a person's risk of developing schizophrenia and its causes. This may help improve drug treatments.

People with schizophrenia can experience a detachment from their real selves, as though they have two faces(Axel Bueckert/Zoonar/picture alliance)
Published on Apr 07, 2022 01:27 PM IST

Sameera Reddy opens up about being ‘shamed’, shares ticket ‘towards a happy you’

Sameera Reddy wraps up Mental Health Awareness Month by spilling the beans on how to set yourself and others free from ‘hate, fear, expectation, shame, self doubt’ and we can’t help but relate instantly as we take down her strong notes

Sameera Reddy opens up about being ‘shamed’, shares ticket ‘towards a happy you’(Instagram/reddysameera)
Updated on May 30, 2021 02:13 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz

Study links severe mental illness to higher death rate after heart attack

As per a new study, the risk of death 30 days after a heart attack for people with schizophrenia was doubled when compared with those without a psychiatric diagnosis

Study links severe mental illness to higher death rate after heart attack(Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash)
Updated on Mar 23, 2021 10:02 AM IST

Understanding ‘self-disturbance’ in schizophrenia to help patients effectively

Alongside treating symptoms with medication and psychotherapy, experts are of the say that a better understanding of the experience of people with schizophrenia would enable clinicians to help patients effectively.

Clinical intervention frequently focuses on correcting the patient’s thoughts and perceptions.(UNSPLASH)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Washington D.C. [USA] | ByAsian News International

Depression is caused by genetic risk factors, study identifies 44 variants

Depression is caused by genetic disorders, and a research by King’s College London has identified 44 risk variants. The study adds that depressive disorder also overlaps with that for obesity and multiple measures of sleep quality, including daytime sleepiness, insomnia and tiredness.

Depression is a chronic mental ailment and scientists have now identified 44 genetic risk factors for it.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 09:09 AM IST
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