How Pediatric OCD Impacts the Whole Family

OCD can take a significant toll on family.

Comparing Three Different Treatments For Bipolar II Disorder

Commonly recommended treatments may be the least desirable options for some.
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New Promise for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

A new class of compounds that may be useful in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Prompt Treatment for Psychosis Patients

Study reveals weaker brain connections in patients who did not receive prompt treatment for psychosis.

Brain Abnormalities In Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

New research on white matter alterations in adults with OCD

The Myth of the Violent Mentally Ill, Part Two

What circumstances can lead to acts of violence by people who are mentally ill, and how do we address this public health crisis?

The Myth of the Violent Mentally Ill, Part One

The majority of people with mental illness are no more violent than anyone else.

The Relationship Between Depression and Excessive Sleepiness

A recent study casts doubt on the assumed relationship.

Diabetes Risk and the Early Stages of Schizophrenia

People with schizophrenia are at higher risk for developing diabetes.

Brain Size in Bipolar Disorder

New study on how the hippocampus is diminished in size with bipolar disorder.

Suicidal Behavior in Young People With Bipolar Disorder

Brain abnormalities and suicidality in bipolar disordered young.
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The Prevention of Psychosis Relapse

How schizophrenia patients can employ frequent in-person check-ins.

The Importance of Speaking Out About Suicide

We can prevent suicide by being vigilant about friends and loved ones, and willing to openly discuss mental illness.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

There are many misconceptions about bipolar disorder, a lifelong disorder characterized by episodes of often persistent, highs, and often persistent, lows.

Increase Funding for Mental Illness Now

The time has come to declare war on mental illness and place a priority on funding innovative neurobiological research for better prevention, diagnosis, and early intervention.
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Will We Ever End the Stigma?

Our escalating mental health crisis and the stigma that abounds.