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Welcome to the Schizophrenia Bulletin news page. This section provides access to a comprehensive collection of our press releases, a selection of recent media coverage, as well as useful information on major developments.

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04 December 2014
Medwire News
Excess mortality in schizophrenia ‘not attributable to antipsychotics’
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin finds that there is no link between use of antipsychotics and early mortality in patients with schizophrenia.

10 September 2014
Medwire News
Childhood psychiatric disorders linked to schizophrenia risk
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin shows that individuals diagnosed with a childhood psychiatric disorder were more likely to develop schizophrenia.

06 August 2014
Washington Post
Promising new approach helps curb early schizophrenia in teens, young adults
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin finds that Family-aided Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) is superior to community care.

05 August 2014
Smell the Truth
Marijuana’s schizophrenia link is dubious at best
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin finds no evidence to connect marijuana consumption and schizophrenia.

19 July 2014
AmericanLiveWire.com
Marijuana Makes You Paranoid
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin finds that THC and marijuana use may be linked to paranoia.

16 July 2014
HealthCentral.com
Why marijuana can trigger paranoia
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin finds that THC and marijuana use may be linked to paranoia.

02 May 2014
Psychiatry Online
Metformin May Help Combat Antipsychotic-Induced Weight Gain
A study published in Schizophrenia Bulletin suggests that metformin may best counteract weight gain linked to use of antipsychotic drugs.

16 April 2014
Medwire News
Reduced rheumatoid arthritis risk in schizophrenia linked to underreporting
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin suggests that the link between patients diagnosed with schizophrenia and a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be due to underreporting.

28 January 2014
CNN
Why it's still a big deal if your teen smokes pot
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin links chronic use of cannabis in adolescence to brain abnormalities in areas of the brain associated with working memory.

25 January 2013
Huffington Post
Why Smoking 'Skunk' Cannabis May Lead to Early Psychosis
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin suggests that cannabis use can result in an earlier immergence of psychosis among chronic users.

17 January 2014
The Guardian
Cannabis and memory loss: dude, where's my CBD?
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin shows that among both healthy individuals and schizophrenic patients, chronic users of cannabis experience greater memory impairment than non-users.

16 January 2014
Medwire News
Severe infection associated with increased risk for psychotic illness
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin suggests that preadolescent hospital admission for bacterial and central nervous system infections can increase the likelihood of being diagnosed with nonaffective psychosis later in life.

05 January 2014
The Fiscal Times
Study Finds Link with Teen Pot Use and Schizophrenia
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin links chronic use of cannabis in adolescence to brain abnormalities in areas of the brain associated with working memory.

19 December 2013
LA Weekly
Weed Smoking Makes You Forget
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin links chronic use of cannabis in adolescence to brain abnormalities in areas of the brain associated with working memory.

19 December 2013
MPR
Marijuana Use Linked to Changes in Brain Morphology
A study in Schizophrenia Bulletin links chronic use of cannabis in adolescence to brain abnormalities in areas of the brain associated with working memory.