Seroquel and Drowsiness
Sedation, like feeling drowsy or slowed down, can be a side effect of taking Seroquel . There are two forms of Seroquel . Is one form better than the other?
I Just Called to Say I'm Okay
If making an appointment to see the psychiatrist or therapist for your regular therapy is a hassle, here's some good news. A phone therapy session may be just as helpful.
Which Kids Should Take Antipsychotics?
Some medications can be used to treat multiple conditions, especially in mental health. But drugs are also sometimes prescribed for conditions they aren't approved to treat.
Mental Illness Linked to Cancer Risk
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder can be associated with various health problems. New research suggests that cancer risk is higher for people with these disorders.
Autism Linked to Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia
Research is looking for ways to understand which children are at risk for autism spectrum disorders ( ASD ), because knowing the risk factors can help with early detection.
Mental Health Meds During Pregnancy
Taking medications during pregnancy is an important decision for a woman. It requires a risk-benefit analysis regarding the value of the drug for the mother versus the possible effects on the fetus.
Epilepsy and Psychosis May Share Origin
Past studies have shown that schizophrenia and epilepsy have similar structural brain and genetic abnormalities, leading researchers to believe they share a common origin or cause.
The Missing Mind Link
Your genetic makeup can determine a lot of how life plays out for you. In the case of people who experience bipolar depression and schizophrenia, much of their gene expression is the same.
Borna Doesn't Cause Mental Illness
Recent studies confirm that borna disease virus, ( BDV ), an infectious neurological disorder, does not cause mental illness.
Antipsychotic Drugs May Cause Metabolic Problems
Antipsychotic drugs are among the most prescribed drugs in the U.S. Almost all of these drugs are known to possibly cause obesity and diabetes, and, until recently, nobody knew why.