Psychosis

When 'Madness' Is Confused With Genius

Lynne Parker | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Lynne Parker

It takes a particular kind of creative, self-obsessive, imaginative, observant and courageous person to bare their very soul on stage. It is not always funny either, the image of the sad clown and smiley face, sad face masks of comedy and tragedy are emblematic of the tortured genius that inhabits some of the world's greatest comedians.

Legal Highs, Jesus and I

Katie Winrow | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK
Katie Winrow

Now you might wonder why a seemingly sane and rational person suddenly began to believe that they were the saviour of all mankind. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the story began on a park bench with a packet of legal highs.

Men's Mental Health - What Is Psychosis And How To Spot The Symptoms

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Psychosis describes a series of mental health problems that lead to hallucinations and delusions, according to the NHS. It is estimated that one in...

The Politics of Cannabis Psychosis

Jason Reed | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

It has become an indelible etching on the national psyche; cannabis and psychosis dovetail like fish and chips. The impact of cannabis on the mind has been well documented in the British press, but it remains an unfortunate muddle as the link is as far from clear as one is led to believe.

Are Some Recent Religious Conversions Linked to Terrorism, Via Psychosis?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

The great majority of terrorists aren't found to have any form of mental illness. However, the situation is less clear with so-called 'lone actors', 'self-starters' or pairs who aren't part of any mainstream group.

People With Mental Health Are Dangerous Criminals

Kerry Hudson | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

There is no close connection between mental health and crime, in fact, statistics show that we are actually more likely to be the victim of the crime.

Schizophrenia Care 'Catastrophic'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Care for people with schizophrenia and psychosis is falling "catastrophically short", a report has found. There are "shameful" standards of care on...

Premature Babies 'More Likely To Suffer From Depression And Psychosis'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Premature babies are significantly more likely than average to suffer serious mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, in later life, a study has foun...

Is it Possible for a Sane Person to Commit Mass Murder?

Dr Jane Anderson | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK
Dr Jane Anderson

What might the man (or woman) on the Clapham omnibus make of the case of Anders Behring Breivik, currently on trial for the killing of 77 people in Oslo and Ut√łya in July 2011?

In Reply - Can Cannabis Drive You Crazy?

Jason Reed | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Reed

I'm not a fan of rebuttals, they can often be interpreted as rude or standoffish. This is certainly not the flavour of my reply, and so with this amp...