Alexander Johnson http://michiganradio.org en Mental illness research discovery could help treat schizophrenic symptoms http://michiganradio.org/post/mental-illness-research-discovery-could-help-treat-schizophrenic-symptoms <p>Schizophrenia affects nearly 2.4 million Americans. The mental disorder enables patients to feel like they are "hearing voices," and have difficulty with change.</p><p>Now, Michigan State University researchers have made a discovery that could help treat some symptoms of <a href="http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/schizophrenia/index.shtml">Schizophrenia</a>. While current antipsychotic drugs are able to reduce hallucinations, the new study finds information that may eventually help patients cope with other symptoms. These include trouble responding to change, lack of motivation, and the inability to experience pleasure.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 19:22:24 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 13538 at http://michiganradio.org Mental illness research discovery could help treat schizophrenic symptoms