Mental Health News and Research

Latest Mental Health News and Research

Cholesterol isn’t all bad

Cholesterol isn’t all bad

Nearly a quarter of all UK's violent crimes are committed by the 2% of people who seriously misuse alcohol or drugs

Nearly a quarter of all UK's violent crimes are committed by the 2% of people who seriously misuse alcohol or drugs

Strong evidence treatment for drug abuse can work says Kofi Annan

Strong evidence treatment for drug abuse can work says Kofi Annan

Joint framework for partnership action on disability

Joint framework for partnership action on disability

Drink that enhances the effectiveness of medication given to treat psychiatric illnesses

Drink that enhances the effectiveness of medication given to treat psychiatric illnesses

AMA urges government to scrap Parental Access To Information Bill

AMA urges government to scrap Parental Access To Information Bill

A £5m investment in mental health research will help to improve services for patients

A £5m investment in mental health research will help to improve services for patients

Gene mutation found in some women may decrease effectiveness of tamoxifen breast cancer drug

Gene mutation found in some women may decrease effectiveness of tamoxifen breast cancer drug

Australian Government's new mechanism for implementing the new Medicare allied health initiative

Australian Government's new mechanism for implementing the new Medicare allied health initiative

Depression, insulin regimen linked to poor diabetes control

Depression, insulin regimen linked to poor diabetes control

Drug helps children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Drug helps children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Contradictory views on the use of Prozac to treat children with depression

Contradictory views on the use of Prozac to treat children with depression

Adrenaline packs a powerful punch in the use of antidepressants

Adrenaline packs a powerful punch in the use of antidepressants

Antipsychotic compound bifeprunox worth USD 1 billion per year to Solvay and Wyeth

Antipsychotic compound bifeprunox worth USD 1 billion per year to Solvay and Wyeth

Compulsive hoarding study could improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Compulsive hoarding study could improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Bullying is widespread within the UK's National Health Service

Bullying is widespread within the UK's National Health Service

Schizophrenics who fail to take their medicines are over one-and-a-half times as likely to be rehospitalised

Schizophrenics who fail to take their medicines are over one-and-a-half times as likely to be rehospitalised

'somatoform', or 'psychosomatic', disorders are among the most common psychiatric disorders found in general practice

'somatoform', or 'psychosomatic', disorders are among the most common psychiatric disorders found in general practice