Wednesday, June 6, 2012

New Study Looks at Physical Conditions Linked with Schizophrenia | Psych Central News

 While schizophrenia is a well-known mental health condition, scientists have observed that accelerated biological aging often accompanies the disorder.
A new study funded by a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) will investigate why individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia also suffer a wide range of physiological changes.
“Schizophrenia is one of the most serious, challenging, and disabling mental illnesses,” said principal investigator Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

New Study Looks at Physical Conditions Linked with Schizophrenia | Psych Central News

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