Exercise effects on cognitive functioning in young adults with first-episode psychosis: FitForLife

Authors: Mats Hallgren, Maria Skott, Örjan Ekblom, Joseph Firth, Adrian Schembri, Yvonne Forsell

Journal: Psychological Medicine

Year Published: 2019

Background Exercise has mood-enhancing effects and can improve cognitive functioning, but the effects in first-episode psychosis (FEP) remain understudied. We examined the feasibility and cognitive effects of exercise in FEP. Method Multi-center, open-label intervention study. Ninety-one […]

A Research of Methamphetamine Induced Psychosis in 1,430 Individuals With Methamphetamine Use Disorder: Clinical Features and Possible Risk Factors

Authors: Hong Gan, Yan Zhao, Haifeng Jiang, Youwei Zhu, Tianzhen Chen, Haoye Tan, Na Zhong, Jiang Du, Min Zhao

Journal: Frontiers in Psychiatry

Year Published: 2018

Background and Aims Methamphetamine (MA) abuse is commonly associated with the development of psychotic symptoms. The predictors and related risk factors of MA induced psychosis (MIP) are poorly understood. We investigated the occurrence of MIP, and […]

Stimulating cognition in schizophrenia: A controlled pilot study of the effects of prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation upon memory and learning

Authors: Natasza D Orlov, Derek K Tracy, Daniel Joyce, Shinal Patel, Joanna Rodzinka-Pasko, Hayley Dolan, John Hodsoll, Tracy Collier, John Rothwell, Sukhwinder S Shergill

Journal: Brain Stimulation

Year Published: 2017

Background: Schizophrenia is characterized by prominent cognitive deficits, impacting on memory and learning; these are strongly associated with the prefrontal cortex. Objective/Hypothesis: To combine two interventions, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) over the prefrontal cortex and […]

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