Home > Mental health > Disorders Disorders Childhood PTSD may leave lasting imprint on brain Post-traumatic stress disorder associated with childhood trauma can lead to lasting changes in brain function, according to Chinese researchers. Prenatal factors may raise child's risk for OCD The specific causes of OCD are unknown, but smoking and C-sections appear to boost the odds for the psychiatric disorder, a new study suggests. 3 treatments seem to help combat binge-eating disorder These are methods that were identified by US researchers to combat this eating disorder. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke Toxoplasmosis from cat faeces may trigger bouts of rage People with aggression problems might be suffering from toxoplasmosis, an illness caused by a parasite found in cat faeces and undercooked meat. Treating schizophrenia Treatment for schizophrenia focuses on reducing symptoms and optimising a person’s functioning. Symptoms of schizophrenia The symptoms of schizophrenia can be classified into three categories – positive, negative and cognitive. Younger smokers at greater risk of mental disorders Psychiatric problems are higher among smokers who started smoking more recently, although studies show that the smoking rate hasn't been increasing. Types of schizophrenia Causes of schizophrenia Even though scientists are conducting extensive research into the causes of this disease, they do not have all the answers. What is schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is not a 'split personality' as is commonly believed – delusions, hallucinations, disorganised speech and/or behaviour are common symptoms. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare?