Research shows that THC and CBD in cannabis have potential to interrupt the vicious cycle of opioid addiction, dependence, withdrawal and relapse.
Genes, drugs in early life, and stress have been linked to the development of schizophrenia.
Anti-psychotic drugs work well for only about 30 per cent of schizophrenia patients. Meditation can offer them a route to self-acceptance and reduced anxiety.
Cognitive behavioural therapy has become a go to for clinicians treating symptoms of schizophrenia. Recent studies suggest that this is a mistake.
Certain autoimmune disorders are linked to psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. But some appear to be protective.
Knowing why patients on anti-psychotics gain weight may help researchers learn more about human attentional bias and food.
Little is known, but much is speculated, about James Joyce's daughter and muse, Lucia.
Figuring out what causes diseases like autism, schizophrenia and depression is tricky. Now Stanford University researchers are turning blood into brain cells to study these diseases in a dish.
In the hierarchy of diseases, those suffering from 'high prestige' diseases benefit from strong community and clinical support, while others are left in the dark.
The physiological changes at the onset of schizophrenia are as marked as the mental changes, new study finds.
Media portrayals don't help misconceptions about disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. So what do these terms actually mean?
Smoking cannabis has been linked with schizophrenia – and 94% seized in Britain in 2016 was of the high-potency variety.
A growing body of scientific evidence is making clear the connection between good nutrition and good mental health.
Despite efforts to address the issue, the life expectancy gap between those with and without mental illness has remained consistent over two decades. However the causes of death have changed.
One person with a given diagnosis can be entirely different, symptomatically speaking, from another with the same diagnosis.
The offspring of mice who don't get enough DHA during pregnancy are more likely to have pups that display schizophrenia-like symptoms.
Quetiapine, sold under the brand name Seroquel, is a short-acting antipsychotic drug to treat major mental illnesses. It has also been increasingly prescribed off-label for insomnia.
The symptoms of 'schizophrenia' are very real, but experts are looking for a better way to define them.
Gender is important in defining susceptibility and exposure to a number of mental health risks. Gender can also explain differences in mental health outcomes.
The causes of motor neurone disease and schizophrenia have something important in common.