Physical activity in teenagers significantly reduces the likelihood of depression, a study has found. The study, carried out at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, involved examining the physical activity of almost 3500 14-year-olds and then assessing their mental health when they were 21.
Low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy and breastfeeding have again been linked to the development of autistic-like behaviours.
Research into brain development and schizophrenia has led to international acclaim for Professor John McGrath AM, recipient of Denmark’s Strömgren 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.
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.
Otherwise healthy people who experience hallucinations or delusions are more likely to have later suicidal thoughts or attempts, an international study has found.
Researchers from QCMHR and UQ have provided key statistics which support April 7’s World Health Day theme – depression and common mental disorders.
Carers supporting Australians with mental illness are providing services that would cost governments $13.2 billion to replace, a new report has found.
Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research researchers have discovered.