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.
The human brain develops rapidly between the ages of 14 and 24.
It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too. Here's why.
Antipsychotics are known to increase the risk of diabetes, but there is more to the story than that.
People given taurine had significantly improved overall mental health symptoms, including those of psychosis, compared to those given placebo.
... and more meaningful.
But one thing is clear, only a small proportion of violence can be blamed on schizophrenia.
Our study published this week shows a new method to induce and measure visual hallucinations in anyone at any time.
Welcome to the world of cloths and materials that change depending on your mood.
Until 2013, Australian state and territory laws allowed forcing people into psychiatric treatment if it was thought necessary to protect them from serious harm – even if they competently refused it.
Schizophrenia and the search for meaning in a puzzling world.
We cannot think thoughts that are not ours - but there are still those who claim to have external thoughts being put into their heads.
Researchers are trying to fill in the blanks between genetic blueprints and psychiatric disorder by studying changes in the brain.
We need personalised treatments rather than blanket medical diagnoses to help those suffering from delusions.
Many gene variants have been associated with schizophrenia, but we should be wary of these findings.
Genetics and environment both play a part – especially among some populations.
Gene mutation associated with schizophrenia could have implications for other developmental disorders.
The potential harms associated with using cannabis depend, above all others, on two things: the age at which you first begin to use cannabis and the frequency, dose and duration of use.
NICE recommends psychotherapy for treating schizophrenia and bipolar disorder,
despite a lack of high quality evidence to show that they're effective.