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Schizophrenia-prone boys who try pot experience changes in brain development: study

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Depression study finds evidence of serotonin signal transduction disturbances

Depression and anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders.

A Glimpse Inside an OCD Mind

One of the most pervasive problems associated with OCD is something called “intrusive thoughts.

Schizophrenia seeds sown in early life

Cardiff University researchers discovered that a gene known to be involved in the mental illness is active in newborns.

Schizophrenia Awareness Day 25 July

Schizophrenia is a severe and disabling illness and one of the most stigmatized psychiatric illnesses. The exact cause is unknown, […]

Guide to College Student Mental Health

Experts say that mental health disorders among college students are on the rise, which has made the mental and emotional […]

SANCA Drug Awareness week: 24 – 28 June 2015

Cannabis use can lead to multiple health and psychiatric complications The possession and use of cannabis is illegal in South […]

Prof Christine Lochner – Trichotillomania (3)

Listen here http://academic.sun.ac.za/Health/Media_Review/2015/22June2015/files/ProfChristineLochner33711356.mp3

Prof Christine Lochner – Trichotillomania (2)

Listen here http://academic.sun.ac.za/Health/Media_Review/2015/22June2015/files/ProfChristineLochner33711116.mp3

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