PRISM press release

Major mental health project aims to uncover root causes of social withdrawal

A major European funding initiative aims to unpick the biological reasons underlying social withdrawal, which is a common early symptom of, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease and Major Depressive Disorder. The PRISM project (Psychiatric Ratings using Intermediate Stratified Markers), a €16.5m public-private cooperation, unites researchers from European academic centres, and major pharmaceutical companies.