Bipolar Disorder

Gene Mutation may not be Exclusive to One Psychiatric Disorder

Gene Mutation may not be Exclusive to One Psychiatric Disorder

  A recent study has shown that five distinct psychiatric disorders – namely autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder – share the same genetic ...

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Journal Retracts Bipolar Study with ‘Fabricated’ Data

Journal Retracts Bipolar Study with ‘Fabricated’ Data

  GENEVA, September 25, 2014 (AFP) – A prominent medical journal said Thursday it had retracted a research paper linking child abuse and bipolar disorder after a probe found that ...

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Creativity and Psychosis Share a Genetic Source: Study

Creativity and Psychosis Share a Genetic Source: Study

  Paris, France – Artistic creativity may share genetic roots with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to a study published on Monday. The research, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, ...

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Sizing Up Schizophrenics: Database Unravels Mystery

Sizing Up Schizophrenics: Database Unravels Mystery

  Manila, Philippines – Bright lights, fuzzy images, unexplained voices, and other strange sounds; alcohol-fueled or drug-induced conditions? Far from any or both of these.    Chances are, persons experiencing these ...

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Sperm Mutations Point to Risk for Teen Fathers: Study

Sperm Mutations Point to Risk for Teen Fathers: Study

  Paris, France – Teenage fathers are likelier to have children with health problems because of mutations in their sperm, a study said Wednesday. Previous research had found that teens are likelier than ...

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Psychosis Five Times More Likely for Cannabis Users: Study

Psychosis Five Times More Likely for Cannabis Users: Study

  London, United Kingdom – A British study released Monday suggested that the risk of psychosis was five times higher for regular users of cannabis, adding to a growing body of evidence linking drug use ...

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The Country’s Current State of Mental Health

The Country’s Current State of Mental Health

  TAGUIG CITY, METRO MANILA – The national mental health law should provide for the protection of the mental capital of every Filipino and not only for persons with mental ...

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