Symptoms of schizophrenia usually appear in adolescence or young adulthood, but new research reveals that the brain disease likely begins very early in development, toward the end of the first trimester of pregnancy. The finding opens up a new understanding of this devastating disease and the potential for newContinue Reading

Are you supporting someone affected by mental illness and live on the North Shore then come along to a support… — Supporting Families (@SFNewZealand) January 26, 2016 19 February, 2016 How does Schizophrenia impact family and whanau and what things can help? – Flyer Supporting Families is offering aContinue Reading Schizophrenia linked to environmental causes A New Zealand court case about the relationship of sexual abuse to the development of schizophrenia has potential for alternative understandings around causes of mental illness to be considered in legal contexts. That’s the conclusion from a study by researchers at the Centre forContinue Reading

Protein findings open new avenues to understanding and treatment of schizophrenia — (@PsyPost) November 10, 2015 “Proteins are the workhorses of all cells and make up most of a cell’s structure and functions,” says Professor Mackay-Sim, whose Griffith team included Dr Yongjun Fan and Mr Nicholas Matigian.Continue Reading

Around the world, schizophrenia isn’t always seen as debilitating — HuffPost Living (@HealthyLiving) July 31, 2014 In the course of her most recent research project, Stanford professor Tanya Luhrmann came across a Hindu woman who claimed to hear messages from God. She told Luhrmann that she wasn’t only hearingContinue Reading