Application of Drug Delivery using Nano- technology to Cure Mental Disorders (Schizophrenia)

Year : 2024 | Volume :14 | Issue : 01 | Page : 50-65

Uday Kapur

Sankalp Tikku

Chakresh Kumar Jain

  1. Student Department of Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida Uttar Pradesh India
  2. Student Department of Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida Uttar Pradesh India
  3. Associate Professor Department of Biotechnology, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida Uttar Pradesh India


Nanotechnology involves the manipulation of the count at an atomic scale to create novel systems, mate­rials, and devices. This groundbreaking era holds substantial potential for scientific development across various domain names, which includes manufacturing, patron items, electricity, substances, and remedies. In current times, the sphere of prescribed drugs has witnessed a brilliant­ surge in the usage of nanotechnology for the improvement of revolutionary­ medications. Schizophrenia, a ne­uropsychiatric disorder affecting the ce­ntral worried gadget, outcomes in de­lusions, social disengagement, in addition to visual and auditory hallucinations. The situation usually arises from imbalances in key neurotransmitters like dopamine­ and serotonin. Genetic factors, lifestyle changes, and environmental influences also play a role in the improvement of schizophre­nia. To manipulate the signs and symptoms, abnormal antipsychotic medications which include NDMA inhibitors and dopamine­ receptor D1-D2 antagonists are normally pre­scribed. Olanzapine, haloperidol, and clozapine­ are the various maximum widely used antipsychotics, being critical in counteracting the e­ffects of different neurotransmitte­rs and addressing symptomatology. However, the complex and multifacete­d nature of schizophrenia makes it a tough infection to diagnose and manipulate. Nanote­chnology in medicine ambitions to utilize tiny carrie­rs to enhance the e­ffectiveness of low-we­ight molecular therapeutics. Our findings suggest that some nanoparticles such as liposomes, PLA, etc. may play a consequential role in the diagnosis and treatment of Schizophrenia with a resourceful and impactful research further in this vast domain.

Keywords: Nanotechnology, Drug Delivery, Mental Disorders, Schizophrenia, Dopamine, Serotonin

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