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Blood-brain barrier and its effect on the immune system play a role in schizophrenia

Blood-brain barrier and its effect on the immune system play a role in schizophrenia

Researchers analyze conceptual metaphors used to describe issues associated with depression

Researchers analyze conceptual metaphors used to describe issues associated with depression

Study of metaphors can help understand the beliefs and feelings of people with mental disorders

Study of metaphors can help understand the beliefs and feelings of people with mental disorders

Researchers study the effects of cocaine on patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

Researchers study the effects of cocaine on patients diagnosed with schizophrenia

One in five adults suffers from dental anxiety or phobia in Sweden

One in five adults suffers from dental anxiety or phobia in Sweden

Differences in gene readouts may shed light on mental disorders

Differences in gene readouts may shed light on mental disorders

Happy and secure childhood does not always guarantee for good mental health

Happy and secure childhood does not always guarantee for good mental health

People with severe mental disorders have higher risk of death from COVID-19

People with severe mental disorders have higher risk of death from COVID-19

Genomic studies give new insights into the biological basis of PTSD

Genomic studies give new insights into the biological basis of PTSD

Mental disorders highly prevalent during coronavirus pandemics

Mental disorders highly prevalent during coronavirus pandemics

Higher proportion of male bosses found to have negative attitudes toward depression

Higher proportion of male bosses found to have negative attitudes toward depression

Healthy gut microbiota contributes to normal brain function, study shows

Healthy gut microbiota contributes to normal brain function, study shows

Children of low-income families have greater risk of developing mental disorders later in life

Children of low-income families have greater risk of developing mental disorders later in life

Study investigates link between socio-economic position and risk of mental disorders

Study investigates link between socio-economic position and risk of mental disorders

Perceived risk of COVID-19 infection increases likelihood of depression among people in Soweto

Perceived risk of COVID-19 infection increases likelihood of depression among people in Soweto

Global social media challenge kicks off to get the world moving on mental health

Global social media challenge kicks off to get the world moving on mental health

WHO and partner organizations call for massive scale-up in investment in mental health

WHO and partner organizations call for massive scale-up in investment in mental health

Depressed adolescents at greater risk of having a heart attack in mid-life

Depressed adolescents at greater risk of having a heart attack in mid-life

Researchers identify genetic risk factors that increase risk of bipolar disorder in people with depression

Researchers identify genetic risk factors that increase risk of bipolar disorder in people with depression

DNA hypermethylation correlated with reduced amygdala volume in male patients with schizophrenia

DNA hypermethylation correlated with reduced amygdala volume in male patients with schizophrenia