Tag: mental disorders

troll face auditory processing activities

Troll Face Therapy: VR Insults Help Schizophrenia Patients

A new therapy proposes bringing schizophrenic patients face to face with digital avatars embodying their auditory hallucinations. Jerry Hickfang lives in a small town in Massachusetts where he works in a bathtub factory. Everything is...
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Vascular Risk Research Shows Dementia may be Preventable

*Disclaimer* This post should not be considered medical advice or a basis for medical diagnosis or treatment. Consult your doctor if you are worried about your health. Edgy Labs explores how dementia may be linked...
mental-illness

Could CRISPR Gene Editing Help Cure Mental Illness?

Researchers have discovered the presence of common groups of genes in individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression. If these genes are responsible for these mental illnesses, could gene editing methods like CRISPR-Cas9 could...