There are not only one, but many pieces to the puzzle of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
During the next 10 years, the Norwegian Centre for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT) will try to find as many of these as possible.
These severe mental disorders usually strike at a young age. In Norway, some 40 000 people are affected.
“The costs are high, at both the individual and the societal levels,” says Ole A. Andreassen, a professor of psychiatry and director of the NORMENT centre at the University of Oslo.
To read more, please visit The Research Council of Norway'w website.