Current rules about who meets the eligibility criteria for autism support services are patchy and inconsistent, meaning those with the greatest need don't necessarily have the greatest access.
Some viewers will object to the reality TV format of How 'Mad' Are You, but the show achieves its aim of breaking down stigma.
Bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder – how useful are mental health labels?
Villanelle may be a psychopath, but she doesn't represent most psychopaths.
Some people can will themselves to death. Here are the five stages.
Fanon found in Algeria that what the colonial law courts considered a failure of integration by mental patients was in fact an elemental resistance to European rule.
Revelations about the president's behavior in a new book and an unsigned op-ed, writes a Yale psychiatrist, support what she and mental health specialists have warned: Trump is dangerously unstable.
Frantz Fanon recognised mental illness as a real experience and offered an understanding of it being influenced by society and culture.
Centuries from now, antidepressants may be seen as a barbaric treatment for treating children with depression.
Split personality, neurotic, hysterical ... these terms aren't used by mainstream psychologists.
Cognitive behavioural therapy has become a go to for clinicians treating symptoms of schizophrenia. Recent studies suggest that this is a mistake.
Theresa May has pledged to ban gay conversion therapy as part the government's new LGBT Action Plan.
Certain autoimmune disorders are linked to psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. But some appear to be protective.
Media portrayals don't help misconceptions about disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. So what do these terms actually mean?
Current trials suggest MDMA could used to treat psychiatric disorders as a prescription medicine by 2021. But there remain a number of unresolved patient / doctor issues to be considered.
Increasing the public's awareness of mental health issues rings hollow when vital services are crumbling.
Many people have criticized Donald Trump's mental health. More than two dozen psychiatrists weighed in from afar, and another has briefed members of Congress. Here's why that might not be good.
Recently announced changes to private health insurance reinforce the primacy of hospitals for mental health issues. This is despite many inquiries recommending better community mental-health care.
One person with a given diagnosis can be entirely different, symptomatically speaking, from another with the same diagnosis.
There are several problems with the recently released guidelines for diagnosing autism. But the fundamental issue is that we're striving for diagnosis first, and help later.