anxiety

Crowds at Coogee after lockdwon

After months of being in lockdown, it’s very normal to feel overwhelmed when reconnecting with society.

Woman looking depressed

A UNSW expert on post-traumatic stress and anxiety explains why this year’s lockdown is affecting everyone – and especially vulnerable groups – differently.

Young depressed person

A new report reveals how COVID-19 affected young Australians during the pandemic restrictions last year. 

Young man sitting on a lounge with head in hands looking unhappy

Financial hardships in particular are likely to lead to ongoing mental health problems, even as the pandemic subsides. 

Personal possessions almost stacked to the ceiling of a house

Hoarding is a recognised mental health condition and should be treated as such – without the stigma associated with high-profile cases seen in the media, a UNSW clinical psychologist says.

A man with head in his hands

People are more likely to turn to drugs in times of heightened stress and anxiety, says UNSW’s Dr George Dertadian.

Person being anxious in a crowd

It's helpful to remember you're in an unusual situation with no perfect map of how to cope, or a 'right' or 'wrong' way to get through it.

anxious woman in mask

How do you know if your fears of coronavirus are out of control? And what can you do about it?

Emotional Brain Study app

Researchers from UNSW and UCL are hoping that a newly launched app that tracks an individual’s moods and emotions could lead to better management of mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.

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A new book destigmatises some of our distinctions around the use of pharmaceutical painkillers.  

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