Studying a bully’s motivation

Bullying in schools is a major issue and one researchers at Queensland's leading mental health facility are examining closely right now.

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International psychiatry award puts QBI researcher among world’s best

Research into brain development and schizophrenia has led to international acclaim for Professor John McGrath AM, recipient of Denmark’s Strömgren Medal.

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Research into link between vitamin D and schizophrenia wins medal

Research into brain development and schizophrenia has led to international acclaim for The University of Queensland’s Professor John McGrath, recipient of Denmark’s Strömgren Medal.

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Ground-breaking schizophrenia research recognised

The University of Queensland’s Professor John McGrath has won a prestigious international fellowship in the Niels Bohr Professorship Programin Denmark to continue his ground-breaking research into schizophrenia.

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Lithium in water lowers dementia risk

Danish research has found long term lithium exposure from tap water may be associated with a lower incidence of dementia. So should we be rushing to add more lithium to our water?

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Psychotic experiences flag raised suicide risk

Otherwise healthy people who experience hallucinations or delusions are more likely to have later suicidal thoughts or attempts, an international study has found.

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Lithium in tap water could lower dementia risk

People living in areas with high levels of lithium in tap water are 17 per cent less likely to get dementia, according to a large study that suggests the naturally occurring metal could help to prevent mental decline.

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QCMHR researchers play key role in World Health Day

Researchers from QCMHR and UQ have provided key statistics which support April 7’s World Health Day theme – depression and common mental disorders.

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Hidden workforce saves Australia $13.2b

Carers supporting Australians with mental illness are providing services that would cost governments $13.2 billion to replace, a new report has found.

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