Nutraceuticals May Treat Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia Nutraceuticals May Treat Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

New randomized control trials show signs of the potential benefit of herbal and nutraceutical agents as adjunctive treatment for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.Medscape Medical News
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast Depression Happiness Schizophrenia Source Type: blogs
ConclusionOur findings confirm that α2C AR antagonism is a potential mechanism for the treatment of the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.
Source: Psychopharmacology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Report says primary mental health care services need more support and resources Related items fromOnMedica Experts urge radical action on mental health crises Too many CCGs ’ residential mental health placements are out-of-area Only a quarter have access to needed mental health services Care for Schizophrenic patients – ‘shameful’ Huge disparity in access to psychological therapies
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NDUFV2 pseudogene (NDUFV2P1) contributes to mitochondrial complex I deficits in schizophrenia, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41380-018-0309-9NDUFV2 pseudogene (NDUFV2P1) contributes to mitochondrial complex I deficits in schizophrenia
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New research finds that targeted cognitive training improves verbal and auditory outcomes in people with treatment-resistant schizophrenia.
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