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

Categories: Schizophrenia

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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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New Study looks at people who hears voices but have normal Cognitive ...

Researchers from the Bergen fMRI Group at the University of Bergen (UiB) are working on how to help schizophrenics, who hear voices. The way they do this is by studying people who also hear voices, but who do not suffer from a mental illness. For a ...

May 25

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Thomas Insel: Toward a new understanding of mental illness

Can we reduce deaths caused by depression and schizophrenia with early detection?

May 20

Categories: Depression, Schizophrenia

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Alterations in brain activity in children at risk of schizophrenia ...

Research from the University of North Carolina has shown that children at risk of developing schizophrenia have brains that function differently than those not at risk. Brain scans of children who have parents or siblings with the illness reveal a ...

Mar 25

Categories: Child Development, Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia linked to social inequality

Higher rates of schizophrenia in urban areas can be attributed to increased deprivation, increased population density and an increase in inequality within a neighbourhood, new research reveals. The research, led by the University of Cambridge in ...

Dec 15

Categories: Schizophrenia

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