Is schizophrenia breakthrough just hype?

Last month, US researchers announced a major breakthrough in our understanding of schizophrenia.

Australian Doctor sifts through the media hype.

Schizophrenia offers its patients a singular human experience in the uncommon way it rips reality apart to then restitch it in a grim, often frightening, mental fantasy.

But it has been a singular experience with a heart of darkness in more than one sense. Its causes have largely defied medical science.

At least, it seemed, until last