In today's episode, I speak with Professor John McGrath a psychiatrist who has been interested in discovering the causes of serious mental illness.

He is director of the Queensland Center for Mental Health Research and Professor at the Queensland Brain Institute. He is one of Australia's most recognized psychiatric researchers and was awarded the John Cade Fellowship by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council.

In 2016, John McGrath was awarded a Niels Bohr Professorship at the National Research Foundation of Denmark. Internationally, he is known for his innovative research into mental health factor epidemiology, and his ability to exploit findings from epidemiology to discover neuroscience.

We talk about:

More than 20 years of experience in research on mental disorders

What is Schizophrenia?

Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Panic Disorder and Schizophrenia

Marijuana and increased risk of schizophrenia

44% increase with low vitamin D

Change personality?

The connection between dopamine and schizophrenia

D Vitamin Dosage

Personality traits and mental illnesses

Inheritance and or environment

Michael Holick

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