Schizophrenia patients were asked to play a video game that involves moving a rocket using their own mental strategy. They eventually learned how to control part of their brain associated with verbal hallucinations.
Neuroscience February 12, 2018
A new study has found that 'avatar therapy' was more effective than supportive counseling in bringing down auditory hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia. Researchers say the therapy could offer a promising new approach for schizophrenia treatment.
Medicine November 26, 2017
FDA approves the first Parkinson’s-related psychosis drug. Nuplazid (pimavanserin) tablets are designed to treat psychosis-related delusions and hallucinations among some patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Medicine April 30, 2016
For the first time, scientists developed brain scans of people who were high on LSD and saw how the psychedelic substance affects brain activity and connectivity. They found that LSD makes the brain more complete.
April 12, 2016
The drug works by reorganizing the brain, creating a sort of benign, even helpful, psychosis.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 14, 2015
Structural differences in the brain’s paracingulate sulcus correspond to an increased likelihood for an individual to experience hallucinations. This was particularly observed in people diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Life November 17, 2015
The biggest-ever study of its kind has discovered more than 100 genes that play some kind of role in the development of schizophrenia. The hope is detailed study of these findings will lead to new medical approaches in the treating the disorder.
Life July 22, 2014