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?
Otherwise healthy people who experience hallucinations or delusions are more likely to have later suicidal thoughts or attempts, an international study has found.
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.
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.
Here’s how much it would cost the government to pay everyone who takes care of family with mental illness
QCMHR’s Professor Harvey Whiteford and Sandra Diminic on The Conversation.
Giving vitamin D supplements to mice during pregnancy prevents autism traits in their offspring, Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research researchers have discovered.
QCMHR’s Associate Professor James Scott on The Conversation.
QCMHR’s Associate Professor Geoff Waghorn on The Conversation.