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Dr. Raymond Chan’s team from CAS Key Laboratory of Mental Health has provided an alternative proxy score to classify persistent negative symptoms in schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by both positive and negative symptoms. Despite the fact that clinical diagnosis was mainly based on the presence of positive symptoms such as hallucination and delusion, it is the negative symptoms (such as anhedonia and amotivation) that ultimately determine the functional outcome of patients with schizophrenia. Patients w...
The Low Pleasure Beliefs Play a Critical Role in Determining Whether Individuals with Mental Disorders Engage in Reward-seeking Activities

Anhedonia is a core clinical symptom for various mental disorders including schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and substance abusers. Anhedonia has been thought to be an important predictor of functional outcome and disease liability. Traditionally, anhedonia has been defined as a reduced ability to experience joyful events or an intention to approach rewards. However, ...
Six Chinese Officials Kill Themselves in a Month, Mental Illness Cited

Six government and Party officials in China committed suicide by jumping off tall buildings or cutting wrist within a month. Only one of them survived. Cheng Wandong, a county-level Party official in East China's Jiangsu Province, killed himself during a training session in the neighboring Zhejiang Province last week, news site thepaper.cn reported Sunday.
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Dr. Raymond Chan from the NACN Laboratory and the CAS Key Laboratory of Mental Health was invited to give a keynote speech at the 5th Australasian Society for Social Affective Neuroscience Conference

The First Food Science Symposium was Held at the Institute of Psychology

Mr. Lizhi (doctoral student) of the Institute of Psychology Received “Young Investigator Award” From the 6th Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) Conference

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  • The 4th Mental Health Conference was Held in WUXI, JIANGSU
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  • RAO Lilin Selected as a Member of the Youth Innovation Promotion Association
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