Jeremy Oxley fronted the Australia '80s cult rock ‘n' roll band Sunnyboys until his erratic behaviour led to its demise. After years of battling with schizophrenia he met his love, Mary Griffiths, who saved him from a life of destruction
Most people have strange, intrusive thoughts. They can be embarrassing or completely irrational, so we don’t often talk about them. But for some these thoughts are impossible to stop, and can lead to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Most people tend to think of autism as a male disorder, the character in the film Rain Man often comes to mind. But emerging research shows that girls often have different symptoms which cause them to slip through the net.
There is a fundamental asymmetry between human beings' negative and positive emotions. For good evolutionary biological reasons our negative emotions are stronger, yet we experience positivity more often.