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# Schizophrenia

Last week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Health services 'inadequate', says mother left with catastrophic injuries after being stabbed by son
This year
'My son is not there anymore': How young people with psychosis are falling through the cracks
The earlier a person’s symptoms are treated, the better the outcome – but many people with psychosis or schizophrenia struggle to get access to care.
Karin Kenny believes her son Kielan's life would be very different if he had received early intervention for psychosis
He was previously in school but now needs full-time care and experiences weeks-long psychotic episodes
A new series by The Journal and Noteworthy will explore access to services for young people who experience psychosis
Last year
Nobody under 18 has access to early intervention psychosis services
Opinion: Talking about mental health is fine but isn't it time we discussed mental illness?
Nicola Byrne
All time
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 'may be detectable years before illnesses begin'
A third of children admitted to psychiatric units in 2018 had depression
Column: 'I hate mental health being used in the media as an explanation for crime'
Column: 'I live with schizophrenia without taking any medication, but I'm an exception'
Nicola Hynds
Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'
Man accused of stabbing mother to death was 'unable to refrain from his actions'
Woman guilty of child abduction escapes jail but told to stay away from childcare facilities and schools
Schizophrenia is not a split personality - there are four main symptoms
Dr Stephen McWilliams
What it’s like to have schizophrenia: an anonymous story
'The young man I saw in my outpatient department recently had changed his life around'
Stephen McDermott and Paul Hosford
Here’s how many people were admitted to psychiatric units in Ireland last year
Opinion: The reality of mental illness doesn't fit into a sanitised sound bite
Sinead Fallon
Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years - study
Tell-tale signs of psychotic disorders found in IQ and memory tests
Autism and schizophrenia may be caused by the same mutations
Community-based schizophrenia treatment in low income countries better than facility care
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
Trial begins of man accused of beheading British grandmother in Tenerife
Jared Lee Loughner pleads guilty to Arizona shooting rampage
Man who beheaded Canadian bus passenger believed victim was an alien
Cannabis use by adolescents hits brain areas associated with schizophrenia
Rise in first-time admissions to Irish psychiatric units