Too often, older people are neglected in psychosis studies, meaning they’re left without effective help. Researcher Jean Stafford is addressing this, with her work looking at the factors which puts someone at risk of psychosis when they're older.
Autistic people are more likely to experience mental health conditions, with anxiety affecting a staggering 40%. What are the reasons for mental illness in autistic people, and how can we develop better treatments to improve the quality of life for those affected? We take a look at the research finding out.
Paramedics are three times as likely as the general population to develop mental health problems. We chat to a researcher testing a simple exercise with the hope of preventing mental illness from affecting so many emergency workers.
This Mother's Day we look at four projects transforming maternal mental health.
We can do more to save lives and science has to be part of the solution.
Our understanding of mental illness remains limited, research is changing that.
DNA and mental health – what's the issue?
Can we protect people from developing mental health problems?