Biomarkers Outperform Symptoms in Parsing Psychosis Subgroups

nimh_logo_144835_3Multiple biological pathways lead to similar symptoms – NIH-funded study

Three biomarker-based categories, called biotypes, outperformed traditional diagnoses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder with psychosis, in sorting psychosis cases into distinct subgroups on the basis of brain biology, report  researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health. A hallmark of severe mental illness, psychosis is marked by hallucinations and delusions, or false, irrational beliefs.

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