Genetics

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that typically shows up in late adolescence or early

A genetic mutations that disrupts communication in the brain, may be link to schizophrenia:

There is a certain air of mystery that surrounds mental illness, and although science has made

In one of the largest schizophrenia genetics studies undertaken to date, researchers have

New research on the five major mental illnesses suggests that schizophrenia and bipolar

In a study published online today in the journal Nature Genetics, a group of

It turns out that experiencing stress can influence our DNA--and these changes in DNA expression

Research recently published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry found that one

One would assume that identical twins are, well, identical. But a new study from The University

Two of the most widely studied--and misunderstood--mental health conditions might share

By categorizing a group of genes previously associated with schizophrenia and assigning them

Scientists at the University of Montreal have discovered a surprising link between mutations in

One of the major negative side effects of current anti-psychotic pharmaceuticals, especially

As with many mental health disorders, the

Abnormalities of two genes, BDNF and DTNBP1, have been linked to the underlying cause of