These 5 recent findings from MQ-funded researchers could transform mental health - shifting us towards a world where we approach mental illness with more clarity, more certainty and more compassion.
Karim Mitha’s research looks at the mental health of people in ethnic communities – and how culture, marginalisation and identity all play a part in their experience of mental illness.
New research has found that greater social support and activities like exercise could protect children and teenagers, who have encountered multiple forms of victimisation, against psychotic experiences.
Guest blogger Melanie's daughter was twelve when she first tried to take her own life. In this blog, Melanie describes her daughter's journey to recovery and shares her hopes for what mental health research could achieve for young people.
New research we’ve funded has linked - for the first time - an increase in consumption of folic acid during pregnancy with changes in children’s brain development. And this was associated with a reduction in the incidence of psychotic symptoms.
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.
Jacob's own experience of depression and psychosis has left him wondering - how and why does mental illness develop?
Our five new 2017 MQ Fellows are transforming mental health through research.