Reducing Hippocampal Hyperactivity and Improving Cognition in Schizophrenia
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Clinical Science R&D
October 2017 -
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Schizophrenia is a leading cause of disability for Veterans. Due to the lack of an effective treatment, Veterans with schizophrenia suffer a myriad of cognitive impairments, including deficits in attention, memory, and processing speed. As a result, patients struggle on the job, in relationships, and in day-to-day activities, contributing to an overall poor quality of life. New treatments for cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia clearly are needed. A potentially powerful approach for developi...