Psychosis

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Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients.

08/13/2014

English study finds children with frequent nightmares or night terrors are more likely to suffer psychotic episodes as adults. (Getty Images)

Kids’ Nightmares Linked To Adult Psychoses

Children who experience frequent nightmares and terrors are more likely to suffer hallucinations and delusions as adults.

03/04/2014

A new study suggests as many as four out of ten schizophrenics are left handed. (Getty Images)

Study: Lefties More Likely To Suffer Schizophrenia

People suffering from mental disorders such as schizophrenia appear to have a higher rate of left-handedness than the general population.

10/31/2013

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Marijuana Use Could Lead To Mental Illness

Kids who smoke marijuana could be increasing their risk of mental illness.  A new study shows marijuana use might speed up the onset of psychosis in people predisposed to diseases like schizophrenia.  The Australian study […]

WAOK-AM–02/09/2011

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