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Brain Damage Caused By Meth Looks a Lot Like Schizophrenia

By John Lavitt

Australian researchers found that meth caused the same structural damage seen in the brains of schizophrenics. MORE  

Brain Atrophy in Schizophrenics Linked to Antipsychotic Drugs

By Paul Gaita

A new study has suggested that the loss of brain volume in schizophrenics may be the result of medication. MORE  

Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

By Paul Gaita

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain. MORE  

Amanda Bynes' Mother Blames Pot for Daughter's Behavior

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite her daughter's out of control behavior and bizarre Twitter posts, Lynn Bynes claims that Amanda has no mental illness and is off her medication. MORE  

Substance Abuse ‘Significantly Higher’ Among Mentally Ill

By Shawn Dwyer

Researchers have found that those with severe psychological illnesses are far more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs. MORE  

New Study Claims Marijuana Damages Brain for Life

By Shawn Dwyer

According to researchers, chronic pot smoking during one’s teen years causes lapses in memory and reasoning. But is that really the case? MORE  

Could Marijuana Treat Schizophrenia?

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers find cannabidiol is as effective as standard antipsychotic drugs—with fewer side effects. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 31, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Today is World No Tobacco Day, marijuana compound could treat schizophrenia, and Amanda Bynes denies hit-and-run DUI. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 27, 2012

By Bryan Le

Florida "Stand Your Ground" victim Trayvon Martin was suspended for "marijuana residue," DJ Deadmau5 starts beef with Madonna, and kids are getting more addicted to online games. MORE  

Scientists Unveil a Bold New Definition of Addiction

By Maia Szalavitz

The official diagnosis for addiction is getting a major makeover—promising major changes for the addiction community. Here's what you need to know. MORE  

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