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.
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.
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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.