Psychotic disorders: Childhood IQ may predict onset : Cognitive impairments are a key feature of psychotic disorders. The latest research shows that these deficits can be spotted when a person is as young as 4 years old. A new study charts the IQ of people who went on to develop psychotic disorder. Psychotic disorders are estimated to affect more than 3 percent of people in the United States across their lifetime. Yet despite their relative prevalence we still have much to learn about…
The 3-year period after first diagnosis of a psychotic disorder may be a high-risk time for suicide—KPWHRI's Dr. Greg Simon and colleagues have a new Mental Health Research Network publication in JAMA Psychiatry that reveals markedly elevated suicide risk after first diagnosis of psychotic disorder.
Young People With Psychotic Disorder At Highest Risk of Death in Year Following Diagnosis || Young patients newly diagnosed with a psychotic disorder are at higher risk for mortality, mostly due to injuries and poisoning, particul... http://alert.psychnews.org/2018/02/young-people-with-psychotic-disorder-at.html?utm_campaign=crowdfire&utm_content=crowdfire&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest #risf #recovery #addiction #treatment #mentalhealth #recoveryinstitute
A psychotic disorder cannot be self-diagnosed. Some common signs and symptoms of this mental condition should prompt an individual to try to find professional help.
Refugees Suffer a Higher Rate of Psychotic Disorders - Scientific American
How virtual reality may help to treat fear paranoid thoughts : A new study has discovered that adding virtual reality cognitive behavioral therapy to the standard treatment for psychotic disorders is safe and can reduce paranoia and anxiety. Could VR improve the impact of CBT in treating psychotic disorders? In a paper published in The Lancet Psychiatry the researchers state that to their knowledge theirs is the first randomized controlled trial of virtual reality (VR)-based cognitive…
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