Understanding Schizophrenia in Singapore

Dr Ang Yong Guan is a well-known mental health advocate and psychiatrist in Singapore, and was the longest-serving psychiatrist with the Singapore Armed Forces for almost 17 years. He knows the statistics in Singapore signal a crisis: one in six ...

Jun 2

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New stem cell research points to early indicators of schizophrenia

Using new stem cell technology, scientists at the Salk Institute have shown that neurons generated from the skin cells of people with schizophrenia behave strangely in early developmental stages, providing a hint as to ways to detect and potentially ...

May 15

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Similarities in Dopamine System Between Highly Creative People and ...

Swedish researchers have found similarities in the dopamine system between highly creative individuals and those with schizophrenia.

Apr 11

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Experimental Cancer Drug Reverses Schizophrenia in Adolescent Mice

Johns Hopkins researchers say that an experimental anticancer compound appears to have reversed behaviors associated with schizophrenia and restored some lost brain cell function in adolescent mice with a rodent version of the devastating mental ...

Apr 10

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Noisy brain signals: How the schizophrenic brain misinterprets the ...

People with schizophrenia often misinterpret what they see and experience in the world. New research provides insight into the brain mechanisms that might be responsible for this misinterpretation. The study from the Montreal Neurological Institute ...

Apr 8

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Novel on schizophrenic wins Costa Book Award

Nathan Filer's debut novel, The Shock Of The Fall, is a haunting and powerful take on guilt, death and mental illness and has won best first novel at the 2014 Costa Book Awards.

Feb 3

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Early Detection Key to Treatment in Youth

KUALA LUMPUR: EARLY detection of poor mental health among students and early treatment are important to prevent further complications and the higher risk of developing mental illnesses. The Health Ministry's Mental Health Promotion Advisory ...

Jan 8

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Schizophrenia, ...

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Schizophrenia and Depression

Watch this short video explaining the conditions of Schizophrenia and Depression.

Dec 27

Categories: Depression, Schizophrenia

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Treating Schizophrenia and Borderline Personality Disorder Differently

Psychopathology may be represented as residing on a continuum, ranging from, at one end “psychotic” to at the other end, “normal”. “Personality disordered” and “neurotic” lie between the two. However, there are general differences in ...

Nov 6

Categories: Borderline Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia

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Documentary on Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought processes (called psychosis) and abnormal emotional ...

Oct 29

Categories: Bipolar, Schizophrenia

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What “60 Minutes” Gets Wrong in Report on Mental Illness and ...

On Sunday night the television news program 60 Minutes broadcast “Untreated mental illness an imminent danger?” Correspondent Steve Kroft introduces the report by stating: “The mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard two weeks ago that ...

Oct 3

Categories: Depression, Schizophrenia

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Salk researchers develop new model to study schizophrenia and other ...

Schizophrenia is one of the most devastating neurological conditions, with only 30 percent of sufferers ever experiencing full recovery. While current medications can control most psychotic symptoms, their side effects can leave individuals so ...

Sep 2

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Eleanor Longden: The voices in my head

To all appearances, Eleanor Longden was ...

Aug 14

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Managing Mental Health Issues through Creativity

Sandra Yuen MacKay, an artist and author, speaks about the impact of creativity on her life with mental illness.

Jun 11

Categories: Bipolar, Schizophrenia

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Avatars ease voices for schizophrenia patients

The trial, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, focused on patients who had not responded to medication. Using customised computer software, the patients created avatars to match the voices they had been hearing. After up to six therapy ...

Jun 6

Categories: Schizophrenia

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