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Computer Analysis Of Brain Scans May Predict Outcome Of Psychotic Episodes

Computer analysis of brain scans could help predict how severe the future illness course of a patient with psychosis will be, according to research funded by the Medical Research Council and the Wellcome Trust. The findings could allow doctors to make more accurate decisions about how best to treat patients. Psychosis is a condition that […]

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Out-Of-Body Experiences Linked To Neural Instability And Biases In Body Representation

Although out-of-body experiences (OBEs) are typically associated with migraine, epilepsy, and psychopathology, they are quite common in healthy and psychologically normal individuals as well. However, they are poorly understood. A new study, published in the July 2011 issue of Elsevier’s Cortex, has linked these experiences to neural instabilities in the brain’s temporal lobes and to […]

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