Every day we make a range of choices in the pursuit of pleasure: we do things that make us feel good or work in a specific job because it’s rewarding or pays well. These experiences help shape our perspectives on life and define our personality.
Low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy and breastfeeding have again been linked to the development of autistic-like behaviours.
Cyberbullying has become a significant issue for young people learning to navigate a life that is increasingly online. Like bullying that occurs face-to-face, cyberbullying can have serious effects on the physical and mental health of victims.
Bullying in schools is a major issue and one researchers at Queensland’s leading mental health facility are examining closely right now.
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.
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.