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UC Davis Researchers Demonstrate Links Between A Brain Chemical And Cognitive Decline In Schizophrenia

In one of the first such studies involving human patients with schizophrenia, researchers at UC Davis have provided evidence that deficits in a brain chemical may be responsible for some of the debilitating cognitive deficits – poor attention, memory and problem-solving abilities – that accompany the delusions and hallucinations that are the hallmarks of the […]

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Mother’s Flu During Pregnancy May Increase Her Baby’s Risk Of Schizophrenia

Roulette Smith, Ph.D. has long advocated the role of viruses in many different disorders (see: A Novel and Potentially Groundbreaking Viral Theory of Autism and Schizophrenia), including schizophrenia and Autism. Now researchers at University of Wisconsin-Madison in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill report that Rhesus monkey babies born to mothers […]

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Excellent Free Resource: NIMH Schizophrenia E-Booklet (Easy-to-Read Publication For Patients)

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) continues their release of free evidence-based and easy-to-read book and video reviews of various mental health disorders that are suitable for patients, such as the “Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens – A Parent’s Guide” E-Booklet and Depression Awareness Video previously reviewed on this website. The latest 8-page […]

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A Novel and Potentially Groundbreaking Viral Theory of Autism and Schizophrenia

Roulette William Smith, Ph.D. details a potentially ground breaking theory that purports to unravel the mystery surrounding the underlying causative factors of autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia, and a host of other mental and physical illnesses in his paper entitled, “Inferring an Autovirulent Epigenetic Etiology for the Autism Spectrum and Schizophrenia*.” Dr. Smith’s theory originated from […]

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