Schizophrenia Current Affairs, GK & News

Fact Box: Mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh

Renowned mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh, who came to be known as India’s Einstein, passed away in Patna on 14 November. Born in Bihar, the 74 year old Vashishtha was suffering from a prolonged mental illness schizophrenia from the last 35 years.  He earned worldwide recognition when he challenged Einstein’s theory. About Vashishtha Narayan Singh He ..

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Scientists of India and Australia identifies a new gene linked to schizophrenia

After 18 years of research, the scientists from the University of Queensland in Australia and a team of Indian researchers have identified a new gene – called NAPRT1 – directly linked to schizophrenia. Using DNA from thousands of people in India, the team has found clues in the quest for the causes of schizophrenia, and ..

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Short Note : Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a severe mental disability that affects the thought process of a person including what he/she feels and behaves. A person with schizophrenia appears to have lost touch with reality and is full of delusions and confusions. Globally, schizophrenia affects 1% of the adults worldwide. Although schizophrenia is not as common as other mental ..

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Jyoti Shelar wins first place in English category of Schizophrenia Research Foundation’s (SCARF) media for mental health reporting award

The Hindu’s Mumbai-based correspondent Jyoti Shelar has won the first place in the English category of Schizophrenia Research Foundation’s (SCARF) media for mental health reporting award 2018 in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Her report on suicides by farmers and the resultant impact on the mental health of their families won her the award. The other two ..

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