By Ben Wolford | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 10:47
People with schizophrenia have always been plagued by low motivation. Scientists say they've discovered a straightforward cause: They overestimate the amount of effort tasks require.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 13:10
Thamsanqa Jantjie, a sign language interpreter, says he was having a schizophrenic episode when he failed to correctly interpret speeches at Nelson Mandela's memorial.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 13:43
Scientists observing brain activity during learning errors are hopeful the findings can one day lead to better treatment of mental disorders.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 10/04/2013 - 16:10
Miriam Casey's history of mental illness, including schizophrenia and postpartum depression, may have led up to the Capitol Hill shooting this past Thursday.
By Sabrina Bachai | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 16:39
New research finds that the relationship between preterm births and mental illnesses like schizophrenia may not be so clear-cut.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 10:09
Former Nickelodeon child star, Amanda Bynes, was recently deemed mentally unfit to appear in traditional court proceedings.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 09/12/2013 - 10:06
Pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has issued a voluntary recall of the schizophrenia drug Risperdal Consta due to a fear of mold contamination.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 17:58
Doctors say Amanda Bynes is being treated for schizophrenia, and her mental health care costs will rise each day.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 08/12/2013 - 15:01
Using powerful genetic tools and a large pool of participants, researchers have found one genetic mutation common among five mental disorders.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 07/17/2013 - 00:25
The brain mechanism that prevents us from feeling the tickling sensation when we tickle ourselves is also responsible for our inner voice.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 09:38
Latuda, a drug previously used to treat schizophrenia, has shown promise in clinical trials on major depression from bipolar disorder, earning approval by the FDA.
By John Ericson | Mon, 07/01/2013 - 20:06
Reactions to publicized spying-projects may differ starkly, but might be beneficial for some patients as they find out that they're not the only ones being watched.
By Anoopa Singh | Fri, 05/31/2013 - 15:31
While lead doesn't cause physical abnormalities, the toxic metal can act at the cellular level to increase risk of developing schizophrenia.