Tag: Ileana Berman

Cognitive Science

Different Types of OCD 

The international OCD Foundation estimates that about 2 to 3 million adults in the United States have obsessive compulsive disorder. That is roughly one out of every hundred adults. It’s possible that you know someone in your own life with this condition. Did you know…

Schizophrenia Research

Can you inherit schizophrenia from a family member? 

Dr. Ileana Berman, cognitive researcher, discusses how genetic predisposition can impact an individual’s likelihood of developing schizophrenia: The simple answer to ‘is schizophrenia hereditary?’ is simple: Yes.  Years of confirmed research suggest that yes, you can inherit schizophrenia from a family member.  But it’s not…

Schizophrenia Research, Stress

Inside Schizophrenia Podcast: Traveling 

In the latest installment of Inside Schizophrenia, the PsychCentral podcast discusses traveling with schizophrenia. Dr. Ileana Berman shares her thoughts on the episode: In this episode of Inside Schizophrenia, Laura Motta and Gabe Howard discuss how traveling is experienced by individuals with schizophrenia.  An often…

Schizophrenia Research

Schizophrenia and Bartonella bacteria 

In a new study, more evidence claims to link Bartonella bacteria with schizophrenia. Dr. Ileana Berman discusses the findings: Last year, Dr. Ileana Berman discussed a study that drew a link between a parasite found in cat litter and the development of schizophrenic symptoms.  Cognitive…