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Published Nov. 6, 2017 9:45 PM

NORMENT has been granted a second period as a Centre of Excellence (CoE), after a midterm evaluation earlier this year. The overall assessment by the Research Council of Norway was exceptional.

Published Oct. 20, 2017 5:07 PM

A new study published in Molecular Psychiatry shows that the fiber pathways (white matter) throughout the brain is disrupted in people with schizophrenia. Researchers from NORMENT contributed to the study, which is the largest analysis of white matter in a psychiatric disorder to date.

Published May 4, 2017 2:27 PM

Researchers at NORMENT are part of an international consortium which recently published the largest MRI study to date on people with bipolar disorder. The study shows that patients have differences in brain regions that control inhibition and emotion.

Published Feb. 20, 2017 9:25 PM

Like a fingerprint, the connections of the human brain render us distinct from one another. In a study just published in Nature Neuroscience, researchers at NORMENT revealed that such a unique, fingerprint-like pattern evolves during development and is sensitive to mental health.

Published Feb. 4, 2016 8:38 AM

Srinivasan, S., Bettella, F., Mattingsdal, M., Wang, Y., Witoelar, A., Schork, A.J., Thompson, W.K., Zuber, V., Winsvold, B.S., Zwart, J.A., Collier, D.A., Desikan, R.S., Melle, I., Werge, T., Dale, A.M., Djurovic, S., Andreassen, O.A., 2015. Genetic Markers of Human Evolution Are Enriched in Schizophrenia. Biological psychiatry.

Published Nov. 9, 2015 9:06 AM

Suicidality in schizophrenia spectrum disorders: The relationship to hallucinations and persecutory delusions. European Psychiatry, by Kjelby, E., Sinkeviciute, I., Gjelstad, R., Kroken, R., Løberg, E-M., Jørgensen, H., Hugdahl, K., Jonsen, E.