mental illness

physical and mental health

It's time we saw past the mental illness in people living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to check their physical health too, write Simon Rosenbaum, Katherine Samaras and Scott Teasdale.

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Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy is a global solution to help the world's mentally ill overcome the many barriers they face to accessing treatment, writes Asha Basu.

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Australians being treated for drug and alcohol problems have at least one other mental illness that is holding back their chance of recovery, a drug and alcohol research conference will hear next week.

Mental health prize

A national search is underway to find six Australians who have made the most outstanding contributions to the promotion of mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental illness.

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Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug in Australia, so what does the research tell us about its affect on mental health, asks Peter Gates.

workplace design

Workplaces need to move beyond promoting mental health awareness and start changing the way work is designed to prevent psychological harm, writes Carlo Caponecchia.

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Did American mathematician John Nash suffer from schizophrenia? Confusion about his condition serves as an illustration of the common diagnostic difficulty faced by clinicians, writes Gordon Parker.

 

Buddy Franklin

De-stigmatising mental illness through the stories of sporting heroes is a powerful way to tackle the issue, write Justin Richards, Philip Ward and Simon Rosenbaum.

brain inflammation

While there may be a connection between inflammation and depression, one doesn’t necessarily lead to the other, write Gordon Parker and Ute Vollmer-Conna.

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UNSW researchers at the Black Dog Institute are using digital technologies to target groups most at risk of mental illiness, including young people and those living in regional, rural and remote areas.

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