Search Tag: schizophrenia

Executive Health Management

A patient’s journey is likely to include surfing the web: how can we help?

2019 21 Jan

Internet and people with mental disorders A “whole patient” can be a person with schizophrenia, who is also an internet user and searches for mental health information online. Between 2000–2018 the internet has grown by 1,052%, with about 4.2 billion people surfing the Web (internet World stats 2018). In Europe, about 81% of... Read more

IMAGING Management

Imaging Study Shows Ability To Reverse Effects Of Schizophrenia

2016 30 May

An international team of scientists has shown that the brains of patients with schizophrenia have the capacity to reorganise and fight the illness. This is the first time that imaging data has been used to show that our brains may have the ability to reverse the effects of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is an illness generally associated with... Read more

IT Management

Game App Helps Improve Memory in Schizophrenia

2015 06 Aug

University of Cambridge researchers have developed a "brain training" iPad game that can help improve the memory and daily functioning of patients with schizophrenia. The game is aimed at improving an individual's episodic memory, one of the facets of cognitive functioning to be affected in schizophrenia patients. "We need a way of treating the cognitive... Read more

IMAGING Management

Advanced MRI Scans Could Predict Schizophrenia

2015 16 May

According to a new study conducted by a team of scientists from Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London and the University of Bristol, new scanning methods could be used to predict people at risk of schizophrenia. The results have been published in the... Read more

Lab Management

Blood Test Could Help Diagnose Schizophrenia

2014 14 Oct

According to a new study, a blood test could determine who is at high risk for developing schizophrenia and other forms of psychosis. The research, conducted by Dr. Diana O. Perkins of the University of North Carolina and her research team, has been published in Schizophrenia Bulletin. Schizophrenia affects around 24 million people worldwide and is... Read more