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Schizophrenia - Antipsychotic Drugs Significantly Reduce Relapse Risk

Schizophrenia - Antipsychotic Drugs Significantly Reduce Relapse Risk | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Five decades worth of evidence demonstrates that antipsychotic drugs can decrease the risk of relapse in patients with schizophrenia by 60%

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Being Outdoors Can Help ADHD Symptoms

Being Outdoors Can Help ADHD Symptoms | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A study finds that taking a walk in the park reduced the impact of ADHD

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How Does ECT Work in the Brain?

How Does ECT Work in the Brain? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an uncommon treatment for severe, chronic depression.
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Schizophrenia patients' ability to monitor reality may be helped by computerized training

Schizophrenia patients' ability to monitor reality may be helped by computerized training | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
People with schizophrenia who completed 80 hours of intensive, computerized cognitive training exercises were better able to perform complex tasks that required them to distinguish their internal thoughts from reality.
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Using neuroscience to understand and treat pain — Specialist Pain Physio

Using neuroscience to understand and treat pain — Specialist Pain Physio | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Understanding pain is the first step towards changing the painful experience. Knowing how the brain and nervous system operate allows us to create therapies that target the biological mechanisms that underpin pain.

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New embryonic stem cell line will aid research on nerve condition

New embryonic stem cell line will aid research on nerve condition | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The University of Michigan's second human embryonic stem cell line has just been placed on the U.S. National Institutes of Health's registry, making the cells available for federally-funded research.
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Risky Treatments With Larger Rewards Preferable To 'Safe Bets' For Cancer Patients

Risky Treatments With Larger Rewards Preferable To 'Safe Bets' For Cancer Patients | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A new analysis provides a closer look at how much cancer patients value hope - with important implications for how insurers value treatment, particularly in end-of-life care

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Uncommon Pathways to Recovery

Uncommon Pathways to Recovery | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Despite a common neural pathway to addiction, people recover in diverse ways

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21st Century Treatments for Insomnia

21st Century Treatments for Insomnia | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Are you having trouble sleeping? But you're not feeling that 19th century retro hipster insomniac vibe? Try some of these behavioral remedies recommended by the finest scientific and medical journals of today.

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