Schizophrenia

Medical News Today: Could a broccoli sprout extract help treat schizophrenia?

The current schizophrenia treatments rely on antipsychotic drugs that come with unwanted side effects. However, new research has found that a chemical called sulforaphane could reduce and even prevent symptoms of the condition. Broccoli sprouts contain a chemical that may alleviate schizophrenia. Many people with schizophrenia experience hallucinations and delusions Czytaj więcej…

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Quick Take: Lay health supporters aided by mobile text messaging to improve adherence, symptoms, and functioning among people with schizophrenia in a resource-poor community in rural China (LEAN)

Schizophrenia is a significant cause of disability worldwide, and medication adherence remains poor in low- and middle-income countries. This is, in part, due to the scarcity and inefficiency of mental health resources. As such, there is broad consensus for collaborative community-based health care programs to increase medication adherence that involve Czytaj więcej…