Children’s Falling IQ Scores Signal Psychotic Disorders

New research shows adults who develop psychotic disorders experience declines in IQ during childhood and adolescence, falling progressively further behind their peers across a range of cognitive abilities. The researchers from King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in the United States found falls [...]

Why Sleep Could Be the Key to Tackling Mental Illness

Sleep problems often occur just before an episode of mental illness. Stokkete/shutterstock We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness – a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial [...]

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