Professor Michael Berk is currently an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and is Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University and Barwon Health, where he heads the IMPACT Strategic Research Centre. He also is an Honorary Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry,… Read More »
Prof Jayashri Kulkarni takes us through the key points for clinicians to remember in prescribing antipsychotics in women of childbearing age and pregnant women. Summary: Second Generation Antipsychotics (SGA’s) are used in a wide variety of conditions such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Anxiety Disorders… Read More »
Déjà entendu: Illusion that what one is hearing has been heard previously. Déjà vu’: New situation is recognised incorrectly as a repetition of previous experience. Déjà pense’: condition in which a thought never entertained before is incorrectly regarded as a repetition of a previous thought.… Read More »
In this study, geneticists collected 100,000 human DNA samples from 30 different countries and applied an innovative genetic variation analysis strategy. The strongest hits from this analysis were then applied to post-mortem examinations of 700 human brain samples and 65,000 human DNA samples. Validation on… Read More »
About 1% of the population between the ages of 14 and 27 are classified as clinical high-risk (CHR) for developing psychosis. Speech provides an open window into the human mind and gives scientists and doctor’s an opportunity to study their thoughts and feelings. To do… Read More »
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