Major New Study Links Psychiatric Conditions

The way in which autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia are diagnosed and treated could be set to change forever, following a major study published today in Lancet, the medical journal. While an analysis of each of these five conditions would show us that they share a number of common characteristics and [...]

Is Mental Health Ignorance America’s Biggest Risk?

        It is widely accepted that mental health awareness and services, in most of the world, not just America, needs to improve significantly.  What most Americans, not just the general populace but also seemingly those in the positions of power, fail to realize is the impact that the lack of attention on [...]

Schizophrenia Patients Twice as Likely to Die From Heart Attack

Schizophrenia patients twice as likely to die from heart attack. According to scientists at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) Center for Addiction and the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) the risk of dying from a heart attack is significantly higher in individuals with schizophrenia than in the general public. [...]

I think I’m losing my mind! – Are You?

Have you been feeling weird lately? Like things are slightly off?  Or not as energetic as you might like? Yes? Thought so.  How'd I know? Because it's perfectly normal to be somewhat tired, somewhat drained, somewhat unhappy!  It's a hell of a lot easier to complain and feel crappy than it is to [...]

Treatment of Autism

Noticing Autism The first step to treating autism is recognizing it. Parents typically become concerned with their children roughly starting at ages 1-2, when they notice certain problems. Development of speech may suddenly slow down or stop, and the child may start to become less responsive. Doctors are often approached with symptoms like: [...]