A neurologist describes three cases of patients with Tourette syndrome who received DBS implants, and the need for further research on the best placement of the devices.
A short documentary by a student filmmaker about a peer support group in Kelowna, BC, Canada.
A moving story about Alzheimer’s, beautifully illustrated with charcoal drawings, set to a jazz song.
A call to shake off shame, come out of the closet and be open about mental health issues in order to fight social stigma.
A clip from the Q&A after a panel presentation about mental illness in the media, discussing how people can share stories with public speaking to fight stigma.
How sensitivities to milk casein, wheat, and gluten, may affect bipolar disorder.
A psychiatry research group at UBC in Vancouver measures quality of life in bipolar disorders, developing a new scale that’s now freely available.
With only 80 mental health treatment beds for an entire country of (an estimated) 29 million people (in 2009), desperation and superstition take over in Afghanistan.