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Research has found the brains of people with schizophrenia may be under attack by the immune system, with 40 per cent of patients shown to have increased inflammation.

The largest study of its kind has confirmed the existence of common genetic contributors to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

A new study has identified the neural mechanism that hinders reward identification and decision-making in people suffering from schizophrenia, highlighting the need for more effective drug therapies to help people with the disease manage their daily lives.

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Sufferers of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are being brought together in a major new study to determine the diseases' common genetic causes.

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A world-first trial for patients with schizophrenia will get underway this month.

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Premier Morris Iemma has announced an additional $2.45 million to support the schizophrenia research which is underway at UNSW and the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute.

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UNSW's FBEOutThere! unit has been honoured for its role in the development of a community facility to support people affected by schizophrenia.