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Structural differences in key brain region linked to hallucinations in people diagnosed with schizophrenia

The study found that reductions in the length of the paracingulate sulcus (PCS), a fold towards the front of the brain, were associated with increased risk of hallucinations in people diagnosed with schizophrenia. more... 17, 2015
Emily Moulton

NSW paramedics claim safety is at risk because police refuse to escort mental health patients

According to figures from NSW Ambulance, paramedics were assaulted 174 times last year - 32% by patients with MH issues. more...

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Matt Sanders

Australia has a once-in-a-generation chance to tackle mental illness

The second Australian Child and Adolescent Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing presents an at-times difficult snapshot of the mental health of Australian families. more...

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November 18, 2015
Stuart Gillespie, Oxford Science Blog

Using 'mood maths' to understand more about bipolar disorder

Study published: "mood maths" – using mathematical modelling to tell us more about the variation in mood experienced by people with bipolar disorder. more...


Medical press logoNovember 20, 2015

Researchers identify molecular link between schizophrenia and diabetes risk

UMass Medical School research team found that a shared gene (or genes) may underlie the co-occurrence of both diseases. more...

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Marjorie S. Rosenthal

Why We Need to Talk About Alzheimer’s

We must have conversations about end-of-life care before it's too late.  more...

PennStateHersheyMedicalCentreNovember 24, 2015

Omega-3 and Bipolar Disorder

People with bipolar disorder have lower levels of certain omega-3 fatty acids that cross the blood-brain barrier. more...