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“First Trial of PTSD Treatment in Psychosis”

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This January 23, 2015 article talks about reasons why until now, people with Psychosis have not been allowed to participate in PTSD study’s and goes on to say that this study will be the first to break that trend in light of a decade of information that shows that people with psychosis often have been the victims of some form of abuse.

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress.

Regions of the brain affected by PTSD and stress. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“UPMC Study to Determine Best Course of Action for Mental Health Treatments”

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This January 14, 2014 WESA – Pittsburgh NPR article talks about a study to be conducted by UPMC where they will look at both Person-centered treatment and Measurement-based approach

 

English: UPMC Logo

English: UPMC Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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“Imaging Provides New Insights Into Schizophrenia”

English: Image showing brain areas more active...

English: Image showing brain areas more active in controls than in schizophrenia patients during a working memory task during a fMRI study. Two brain slices are shown. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This September 19, 2013 HealthDay article found on the Philly.com website talks about recent research that may show that there is an issue with the insulation of the nerves in the brains of people who have schizophrenia

“Mental illness ’caused by chemistry'”

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This May 17, 2013 piece on the BBC News: Science and Environment website offers a look at some of theĀ  breakthroughs and controversy surrounding science’s look at genetic patterns to understand mental illness.

“Huge study: 5 mental disorders share genetic links”

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This February 27 article on the wjactv website talks about a study that indicates there could be genetic similarities between several mental illnesses

 

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