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ADHD medications – How well do they actually work?

The use of medication for ADHD, particularly in children, is very controversial with lots of public concern about over-prescribing and side-effects from the drugs. Added to that, previous well-publicised research has suggested some of these drugs may not be as good as we thought. read more

hacking the immune system, bioelectronics and the mind-body interface

It is still controversial to say that the mind and body can strongly affect each other, but recent research has shown how the mind can impact on physical diseases such as arthritis, heart disease and diabetes and there is growing excitement in how the immune system may have a role in some mental illness. read more

Antidepressants

Antidepressants are types of medication used to treat clinical depression. However, the name is also somewhat misleading, as many antidepressants are also prescribed for a range of other disorders. read more

Mental health screening of military personnel

The UK has been considering following in the footsteps of the US and Australia by introducing mental health screening of military personnel after they return from deployment. However, there have been question marks over whether screening works, whether it the best way of helping military personnel and whether it is worth the money. read more

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