Researcher Christian Hakulinen, PhD, shares details of a study which found that higher amounts of time spent in a low-income environment during childhood were associated with increased risk of schizophrenia after age 15.
Higher scores in grandiosity at baseline were significantly associated with relapse in patients with schizophrenia who received oral antipsychotics, according to a study published online in Schizophrenia Research.
A pattern of overeating followed by undereating may reduce the ability of the brain to feel reward and drive compulsive eating, a common feature of eating disorders, suggests a study published online in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
Despite popular belief that omega-3 fatty acids can combat anxiety and depression, omega-3 supplements likely offer little or no actual effect on symptoms, researchers reported online in The British Journal of Psychiatry.
Challenges involved in working with the methamphetamine-addicted patient who exhibits compulsive sexual behavior include working on a feasible sexual recovery plan, Brad Lamm said at the Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit.