Major mental illnesses may be identified years before symptoms appear: What new study says2 min read . Updated: 08 Sep 2022, 08:08 PM IST
- ‘These findings demonstrate the enormous opportunities to provide far earlier intervention, even while still in childhood, by developing specialist early intervention services,’ new study says
In what appears to be groundbreaking research on mental health, a new study has revealed that the risk of major mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may be identified years before it actually manifests, which would likely allow for its prevention. The Health Research Board-funded study, which was led by University College Dublin, found that 50% of those who developed these mental health issues had used the services of Specialised Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), news agency ANI report said.
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