Tag Archives: Psychosis

Schizophrenia and Bipolar genetics: One Surprise and One Confirmation

This month, a very sophisticated genetic study took a look at the differentiation  of psychotic disorders from controls.  They looked at both schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.  They looked at which genes were more active in brain tissue, and  correlated this to a history of psychosis.  Specifically, they looked at increased gene activity, as a reflection […]
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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Onset of Psychosis

A recent article came out linking low Vitamin D levels and psychotic disorders like schizophrenia.  The study was done in Northern Europe when low Vitamin D levels are common.  The investigators failed to showed (but wondered) if psychosis was caused by low Vitamin D.   Isolation indoors due to psychosis can cause sunlight deprivation and low […]
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