Genetics

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

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

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

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

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

The largest genomic study of schizophrenia patients suggests there may be over 100

Scientists have been able to identify a number of genes that increase a person's risk of

Individuals who have genetic risk for developing schizophrenia are also more likely to

Scientists have commonly believed that the DNA of non-dividing adult brain cells remains largely

As a cognitive disorder, schizophrenia is often linked to problems with memory.

Brain neurons that release GABA (gamma aminobutyric acid) can now be located and tracked, thanks

Rare changes in genetic code might be responsible for the onset of schizophrenia,

Research recently published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry found that one

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